WorkerNavigator

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The WorkerNavigator interface represents a subset of the Navigator interface allowed to be accessed from a Worker. Such an object is initialized for each worker and is available via the WorkerGlobalScope.navigator property obtained by calling window.self.navigator.

Properties

The WorkerNavigator interface implements properties from the NavigatorID, NavigatorLanguage and NavigatorOnLine interfaces.

NavigatorID.appCodeName Read only
Always returns 'Mozilla', in any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purposes.
NavigatorID.appName Read only
Returns the official name of the browser. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.appVersion Read only
Returns the version of the browser as a string. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorLanguage.language Read only
Returns a DOMString representing the language version of the browser. The null value is returned when this is unknown.
NavigatorLanguage.languages Read only
Returns an array of DOMStrings representing the languages known to the user, in order of preference.
NavigatorOnLine.onLine Read only
Returns a Boolean indicating whether the browser is online.
NavigatorID.platform Read only
Returns a string representing the platform of the browser. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.product Read only
Always returns 'Gecko', on any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purposes.
NavigatorID.userAgent Read only
Returns the user agent string for the current browser.

Methods

The WorkerNavigator interface implements methods from the NavigatorID, NavigatorLanguage and NavigatorOnLine interfaces.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Workers
The definition of 'WorkerNavigator' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support ? 3.5 (1.9.1) ? ? ?
appCodeName, product, taintEnabled() (Yes) 28 (28) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
onLine ? 29 (29) ? ? ?
language, languages ? 35 (35) ? ? ?
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? 1.0 (1.9.1) 1.0.1 ? ? ?
appCodeName, product, taintEnabled() (Yes) (Yes) 28.0 (28) 1.3 (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
onLine ? ? 29.0 (29) 1.4 ? ? ?
language, languages ? Not supported 35.0 (35) 2.2 ? ? ?

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