/Web APIs

NDEFRecord: recordType property

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The recordType property of the NDEFRecord interface returns the record type of the record.




A string which can be one of the following:


An empty NDEF record.


A text NDEF record.


A URI NDEF record.


A "smart poster" NDEF record.


An absolute URL NDEF record.


A MIME type NDEF record.


The NDEF record type is not known.

local type name

Represents a local type name, frequently used to specify NDEF record embedded within another record.

external type name

A custom string consisting of a domain name and custom type name separated by a colon (":").


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