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 a variety of web browsers on a wide variety of devices. It is important that University of Houston web pages render 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 2014.

Officially supported browsers
BrowserVersionPercentageSessions
Chrome 35 31.56% 618,682
Mobile Safari iOS 7 11.62% 227,791
Internet Explorer 11 10.45% 204,855
Firefox 29 7.33% 143,693
Internet Explorer 9 5.06% 99,193
Firefox 30 4.99% 97,821
Safari 7.0 4.74% 92,920
Internet Explorer 10 3.62% 70,964
Internet Explorer 8 2.89% 56,654
Android Browser 4.x 2.19% 42,931
Internet Explorer 7 1.56% 30,581
Safari 6.1 1.42% 27,837
Chrome 34 1.30% 25,484
Safari 5.1 1.14% 22,348

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. IE6 is no longer officially supported as it is used by less than 1% of visitors.


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