This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.
The value of the
NavigatorID.appName property is always
Netscape", in any browser. This property is kept only for compatibility
Do not rely on this property to return a real browser name. All browsers return "
Netscape" as the value of this property.
appName = navigator.appName
The string "
|HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'NavigatorID.appName' in that specification.
|Living Standard||Initial definition|
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