J3.x

J3.x:Discover on which client your extension code is running

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Joomla! 
≥ 3.7
version

This article gives an overview of the JFactory::getApplication()->isClient() method introduced in Joomla! 3.7.
It replaces the JFactory::getApplication()->isSite() and JFactory::getApplication()->isAdmin() methods.

Frontend

JFactory::getApplication()->isClient('site')
Returns true if executed in the Joomla! website frontend.

Administrator / Backend

JFactory::getApplication()->isClient('administrator')
Returns true if executed in the Joomla! website backend / administrator area.

Administrator / Backend

JFactory::getApplication()->isClient('installation')
Returns true if executed in the Joomla! installation.