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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 December 2017.

Officially supported browsers
Browser Version Sessions Percentage
Chrome 62 920,675 31.11%
Chrome 63 557,352 18.83%
iOS Safari 11 424,861 14.36%
Firefox 57 158,879 5.37%
Internet Explorer 11 150,074 5.07%
Safari 11 138,941 4.69%
iOS Safari 10 122,105 4.13%
Chrome 61 49,682 1.68%
Edge 15 46,090 1.56%
Safari 10.1 41,721 1.41%
Edge 16 40,202 1.36%

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.