WebSocket.binaryType

The WebSocket.binaryType property returns the type of binary data being transmitted by the connection.

Syntax

var binaryType = aWebSocket.binaryType;

Value

A DOMString:

"blob"
If Blob objects are used.
"arraybuffer"
If ArrayBuffer objects are used.

 

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'WebSocket: binaryType' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
binaryTypeChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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