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HTML | Navigator appName Property

  • Last Updated : 26 Jul, 2019

Navigator appName Property:

  • It is used for returning the name of the browser.
  • It is a read-only property and the values returned by it varies from browsers to browsers.
  • it returns a string which represents the name of the browser.
  • It returns “Netscape” for IE11, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari whereas, for IE 10 and earlier versions, it returns “Microsoft Internet Explorer”.
    For Opera, the Navigator appName Property returns “Opera”.

Syntax:

navigator.appName

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




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Navigator appName Property in HTML
    </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Navigator appName Property</h2>
  
    <p>
      For returning the name of the current browser, 
      double click the "Return Browser Name" button: 
    </p>
  
    <button ondblclick="browsername()">
      Return Browser Name
    </button>
  
    <p id="browser"></p>
  
    <script>
        function browsername() {
            var b = "Browser Name: " + navigator.appName;
            document.getElementById("browser").innerHTML = b;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

After clicking the button

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Navigator appName Property are listed below:

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

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