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 January 2015.

Officially supported browsers
Browser Version Sessions Percentage
Chrome 39 890,524 27.66%
Internet Explorer 11 348,946 10.84%
Mobile Safari iOS 8 347,588 10.80%
Chrome 40 347,132 10.78%
Firefox 35 171,126 5.31%
Firefox 34 160,701 4.99%
Safari 8.0 121,954 3.79%
Mobile Safari iOS 7 121,885 3.79%
Internet Explorer 9 75,870 2.36%
Internet Explorer 10 55,774 1.73%
Safari 7.1 52,212 1.62%
Android Browser 4.x 40,826 1.27%
Internet Explorer 8 39,969 1.24%

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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