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Browser Stats

Web browser usage and support on the University of Houston website

Browser usage

Visitors to the University of Houston website use a wide variety of web browsers on a wide variety of devices. It is important that University of Houston web pages render and function correctly on the most-used web browsers.


Officially supported browsers

The University of Houston officially supports browser versions used by more than 1% of uh.edu visitors. The following browsers met that criteria in November 2016.

Officially supported browsers
BrowserVersionSessionsPercentage
Chrome 54 1,973,568 48.61%
iOS Safari 10 428,744 10.56%
Internet Explorer 11 320,853 7.90%
Firefox 49 201,536 4.96%
Safari 10 191,647 4.72%
Edge 14 119,027 2.93%
Chrome 53 102,834 2.53%
Safari 9.1 97,934 2.41%
iOS Safari 9 92,708 2.28%
Firefox 50 77,758 1.92%

Internet Explorer usage

Compared to other web browsers, Internet Explorer requires much more time to develop and test web pages for. The following chart shows the rise and fall of Internet Explorer usage by version over the last 12 months. IE 10 and below are no longer officially supported as they are used by less than 1% of visitors.