This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.
TextEncoder() constructor returns a newly created
TextEncoder object for the encoding specified in parameter.
encoder = new TextEncoder(utfLabel);
- Is a
DOMStringcontaining the label of the encoder. Each label is associated with a specific encoding type:
Possible values of utfLabel Encoding "
RangeErroris thrown if utfLabel is not one of the supported values.
var textEncoder = new TextEncoder("unicode-1-1-utf-8");
The definition of 'TextEncoder()' in that specification.
|Candidate Recommendation||Initial definition|
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari (WebKit)|
|Basic support||38||19.0 (19.0)
(utf-16 is not supported)
|No support||25||No support|
|Available in Web Workers||38||20.0 (20.0)||No support||25||No support|
|Feature||Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||Firefox OS||IE Phone||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|
|Basic support||No support||19.0 (19.0)||1.0.1 (19.0)||No support||No support||No support|
|Available in Web Workers||No support||20.0 (20.0)||1.0.1 (20.0)||No support||No support||No support|
 An earlier, and slightly different, version of the specification was implemented in Gecko 18.
TextEncoderinterface it belongs to.