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 August 2014.

Officially supported browsers
BrowserVersionSessionsPercentage
Chrome 36 1,007,269 32.79%
Mobile Safari iOS 7 440,164 14.33%
Firefox 31 320,213 10.42%
Internet Explorer 11 296,555 9.65%
Safari 7.0 162,704 5.30%
Internet Explorer 9 120,695 3.93%
Internet Explorer 10 87,489 2.85%
Android Browser 4.x 69,321 2.26%
Internet Explorer 8 63,265 2.06%
Chrome 37 41,304 1.34%
Chrome 35 41,211 1.34%
Safari 6.1 34,620 1.13%
Internet Explorer 7 33,739 1.10%
Chrome 28 31,156 1.01%

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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