TextDecoder.encoding

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The TextDecoder.encoding read-only property returns a DOMString containing the name of the decoding algorithm used by the specific decoder.

It can be one of the following values:

Syntax

b = decoder.decoding;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Encoding
The definition of 'TextDecoder.encoding' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 38Edge ? Firefox Full support 19
Full support 19
Partial support 18
Notes
Notes Implemented a slightly different version of the spec.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 25Safari Full support 10.1WebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 19
Full support 19
Partial support 18
Notes
Notes Implemented a slightly different version of the spec.
Opera Android ? Safari iOS Full support 10.1Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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