Plugin

Deprecated

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 Plugin interface provides information about a browser plugin.

Note: Own properties of Plugin objects are no longer enumerable in the latest browser versions.

Properties

Plugin.description Read only
A human readable description of the plugin.
Plugin.filename Read only
The filename of the plugin file.
Plugin.name Read only
The name of the plugin.
Plugin.version Read only
The plugin's version number string.

Methods

Plugin.item
Returns the MIME type of a supported content type, given the index number into a list of supported types.
Plugin.namedItem
Returns the MIME type of a supported item.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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