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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 June 2016.

Officially supported browsers
Browser Version Sessions Percentage
Chrome 51 685,019 29.62%
Chrome 50 314,579 13.60%
Mobile Safari iOS 9 307,225 13.28%
Internet Explorer 11 244,725 10.58%
Firefox 47 122,078 5.28%
Safari 9.1 113,429 4.90%
Firefox 46 80,587 3.48%
Edge 13 53,265 2.30%
Chrome 49 35,532 1.54%
Safari 9.0 30,336 1.31%
Chrome 44 24,684 1.07%

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.