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 October 2014.

Officially supported browsers
BrowserVersionSessionsPercentage
Chrome 37 774,535 20.92%
Chrome 38 703,068 18.99%
Internet Explorer 11 380,595 10.28%
Firefox 32 340,832 9.21%
Mobile Safari iOS 8 216,280 5.84%
Mobile Safari iOS 7 202,628 5.47%
Safari 7.0 130,919 3.54%
Internet Explorer 9 111,581 3.01%
Safari 7.1 87,000 2.35%
Internet Explorer 10 77,311 2.09%
Firefox 33 73,092 1.97%
Android Browser 4.x 51,276 1.39%
Internet Explorer 8 47,756 1.29%

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 and IE7 are no longer officially supported as they are used by less than 1% of visitors.


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