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The navigator Object [2|3|I]

The navigator Object [2|3|I]

The navigator object reflects information about the version of browser being used.

Properties

  • appCodeName— A string value containing the code name of the client (for example, "Mozilla" for Netscape Navigator).

  • appName— A string value containing the name of the client (for example, "Netscape" for Netscape Navigator).

  • appVersion— A string value containing the version information for the client in the following form:

    versionNumber (platform; country)
    

    For example, Navigator 2.0, beta 6 for Windows 95 (international version) would have an appVersion property with the value "2.0b6 (Win32; I)".

  • language— Specifies the translation of Navigator (a read-only property). New in JavaScript 1.2.

  • mimeTypes— An array of mimeType objects reflecting the MIME types supported by the client browser. (not 2|I)

  • platform— Specifies the platform for which Navigator was compiled (for example, Win32, MacPPC, UNIX). New in JavaScript 1.2.

  • plugins— An array of plugin objects reflecting the plug-ins in a document in the order of their appearance in the HTML document. (not 2|I)

  • userAgent— A string containing the complete value of the user-agent header sent in the HTTP request. The following contains all the information in appCodeName and appVersion:

    Mozilla/2.0b6 (Win32; I)
    

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