This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The NavigatorPlugins mixin adds to the Navigator interface methods and properties for discovering and interacting with plugins installed into the browser.


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 methods.

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

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.

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