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The NavigatorPlugins interface contains methods and properties related to the plugins installed in the browser.

There is no object of type NavigatorPlugins, but other interfaces, like Navigator, implement it.


NavigatorPlugins.mimeTypes Read only
Returns an MimeTypeArray listing the MIME types supported by the browser.
NavigatorPlugins.plugins Read only
Returns a PluginArray listing the plugins installed in the browser.


The NavigatorPlugins interface doesn't inherit any method.

NavigatorPlugins.javaEnabled Read only
Returns a Boolean flag indicating whether the host browser is Java-enabled or not.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'NavigatorPlugins' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The Navigator interface that implements it.