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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 1,007,480 32.53%
iOS Safari 10 484,711 15.65%
Chrome 55 454,913 14.69%
Internet Explorer 11 240,865 7.78%
Firefox 50 187,706 6.06%
Safari 10 139,537 4.51%
Edge 14 78,095 2.52%
iOS Safari 9 68,747 2.22%
Safari 9.1 57,451 1.86%
Chrome 44 40,437 1.31%

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.