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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 visitors. The following browsers met that criteria in September 2016.

Officially supported browsers
Chrome 52 1,209,579 27.55%
Chrome 53 1,003,484 22.85%
Mobile Safari iOS 9 390,052 8.88%
Internet Explorer 11 357,907 8.15%
Safari 9.1 259,004 5.90%
Firefox 48 247,777 5.64%
Mobile Safari iOS 10 148,104 3.37%
Edge 13 82,907 1.89%
Edge 14 61,125 1.39%
Firefox 49 50,525 1.15%
Chrome 44 46,158 1.05%

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.