Navigator

The Navigator interface represents the state and the identity of the user agent. It allows scripts to query it and to register themselves to carry on some activities.

A Navigator object can be retrieved using the read-only Window.navigator property.

Properties

Doesn't inherit any property, but implements those defined in NavigatorID, NavigatorLanguage, NavigatorOnLine, NavigatorGeolocation, NavigatorPlugins, NavigatorUserMedia, and NetworkInformation.

Standard

NavigatorID.appCodeName Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns the internal "code" name of the current browser. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.appName Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns a DOMString with the official name of the browser. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
NavigatorID.appVersion Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns the version of the browser as a DOMString. Do not rely on this property to return the correct value.
Navigator.battery Somente leitura
Returns a BatteryManager object you can use to get information about the battery charging status.
NetworkInformation.connection Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Provides a Connection with information about the network connection of a device.
NavigatorGeolocation.geolocation Somente leitura
Returns a Geolocation object allowing accessing the location of the device.
NavigatorPlugins.javaEnabled Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns a Boolean flag indicating whether the host browser is Java-enabled or not.
NavigatorLanguage.language Somente leitura
Returns a DOMString representing the preferred language of the user, usually the language of the browser UI. The null value is returned when this is unknown.
NavigatorLanguage.languages Somente leitura
Returns an array of DOMString representing the languages known to the user, by order of preference.
NavigatorPlugins.mimeTypes Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns an MimeTypeArray listing the MIME types supported by the browser.
NavigatorOnLine.onLine Somente leitura
Returns a Boolean indicating whether the browser is working online.
Navigator.oscpu
Returns a string that represents the current operating system.
NavigatorID.platform Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns a string representing the platform of the browser. Do not rely on this function to return a significant value.
NavigatorPlugins.plugins Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns a PluginArray listing the plugins installed in the browser.
NavigatorID.product Somente leitura This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Always returns 'Gecko', on any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility purpose.
NavigatorID.userAgent Somente leitura
Returns the user agent string for the current browser.
Navigator.serviceWorker Somente leitura
Returns a ServiceWorkerContainer object, which provides access to registration, removal, upgrade, and communication with the ServiceWorker objects for the associated document.

Non-standard

navigator.buildID This API has not been standardized.
Returns the build identifier of the browser (e.g., "2006090803").
Navigator.cookieEnabled This API has not been standardized.
Returns a boolean indicating whether cookies are enabled in the browser or not.
navigator.doNotTrack This API has not been standardized.
Reports the value of the user's do-not-track preference. When this value is "yes", your web site or application should not track the user.
navigator.id This API has not been standardized.
Returns the id object which you can use to add support for BrowserID to your web site.
navigator.mozApps This API has not been standardized.
Returns an Apps object you can use to install, manage, and control Open Web apps.
navigator.mozAudioChannelManager This API has not been standardized.
The navigator.mozAudioChannelManager object provides access to the mozAudioChannelManager interface, which is used to manage your Firefox OS device's audio channels, including setting what channel's volume to affect when the volume buttons are pressed inside a particular app.
navigator.mozNotification Deprecated since Gecko 22 This API has not been standardized.
navigator.webkitNotification
Returns a notification object you can use to deliver notifications to the user from your web application.
navigator.mozSocial This API has not been standardized.
The Object, returned by the navigator.mozSocial property, is available within the social media provider's panel to provide functionality it may need.
navigator.productSub This API has not been standardized.
Returns the build number of the current browser (e.g., "20060909").
navigator.securitypolicy This API has not been standardized.
Returns an empty string. In Netscape 4.7x, returns "US & CA domestic policy" or "Export policy".
navigator.standalone This API has not been standardized.
Returns a boolean indicating whether the browser is running in standalone mode. Available on Apple's iOS Safari only.
navigator.vendor This API has not been standardized.
Returns the vendor name of the current browser (e.g., "Netscape6").
navigator.vendorSub This API has not been standardized.
Returns the vendor version number (e.g. "6.1").
navigator.webkitPointer This API has not been standardized.
Returns a PointerLock object for the Mouse Lock API.

Methods

Doesn't inherit any method, but implements those defined in NavigatorID, NavigatorContentUtils, NavigatorUserMedia, and NavigatorStorageUtils.

Standard

NavigatorUserMedia.getUserMedia()
After having prompted the user for permission, returns the audio or video stream associated to a camera or microphone on the local computer.
navigator.registerContentHandler
Allows web sites to register themselves as a possible handler for a given MIME type.
navigator.registerProtocolHandler
Allows web sites to register themselves as a possible handler for a given protocol.
NavigatorID.taintEnabled() Deprecated since Gecko 1.7.8 Obsolete since Gecko 9.0 This is an experimental API that should not be used in production code.
Returns false. JavaScript taint/untaint functions removed in JavaScript 1.2.
Navigator.vibrate()
Causes vibration on devices with support for it. Does nothing if vibration support isn't available.

Non standard

navigator.mozIsLocallyAvailable This API has not been standardized.
Lets code check to see if the document at a given URI is available without using the network.
navigator.mozPay This API has not been standardized.
Allows in-app payment.
navigator.preference Obsolete since Gecko 2.0 This API has not been standardized.
Sets a user preference. This method is only available to privileged code and is obsolete; you should use the XPCOM Preferences API instead.
navigator.requestWakeLock This API has not been standardized.
Request a wake lock for a resource. A wake lock prevents a specific part of a device from being turned off automatically.