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Feature detect ES modules: both static import and dynamic import()
Complete feature detection for ES modules. Covers:
1. Static import: import * from './foo.js';
2. Dynamic import(): import('./foo.js').then(module => {...});
Thanks to @_gsathya, @kevincennis, @rauschma, @malyw for the help.
<!-- Remember: static modules have a fallback! -->
<script type="module">
console.log('This browser supports <script type="module">');
<script nomodule>
console.log('This browser DOES NOT support <script type="module">');
// Feature detect static imports.
function supportsStaticImport() {
const script = document.createElement('script');
return 'noModule' in script;
// Feature detect dynamic import().
function supportsDynamicImport() {
try {
new Function('import("")');
return true;
} catch (err) {
return false;
// Usage.
let el = document.createElement('pre');
el.textContent = `
Supports ES module static import: ${supportsStaticImport()}
Supports dynamic ES module import(): ${supportsDynamicImport()}
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rugk commented Mar 18, 2022

@mindhells you feel also free to submit this as an answer to the Stackoverflow question linked above.

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