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HTML DOM Navigator appCodeName Property

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The Navigator appCodeName Property is used for returning the code name of the browser. It is a read-only property and generally, all modern browsers return “Mozilla”.



Return values: Returns a string that represents the code name of the browser.

Below program illustrates the Navigator appCodeName Property:
1. Getting the code name of the browser.

<!DOCTYPE html>
      Navigator appCodeName Property in HTML
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Navigator appCodeName Property</h2>
      For returning the codename of the current browser,
      double click the "Return Browser Codename" button:
    <button ondblclick="codename()">
      Return Browser Codename
    <p id="BrowserName"></p>
        function codename() {
            var b = 
                "Browser's CodeName : " + navigator.appCodeName;
            document.getElementById("BrowserName").innerHTML = b;


After clicking the button

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Navigator appCodeName Property listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

Last Updated : 14 Jun, 2023
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