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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 August 2017.

Officially supported browsers
Browser Version Sessions Percentage
Chrome 60 1,129,322 33.48%
iOS Safari 10 618,455 18.34%
Chrome 59 487,924 14.47%
Internet Explorer 11 206,220 6.11%
Safari 10.1 182,016 5.40%
Firefox 54 143,704 4.26%
Edge 15 64,653 1.92%
Edge 14 52,380 1.55%
Firefox 55 43,704 1.30%
Chrome 51 40,734 1.21%

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.