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 visitors. The following browsers met that criteria in July 2015.

Officially supported browsers
Browser Version Sessions Percentage
Chrome 43 687,836 31.24%
Mobile Safari iOS 8 291,060 13.22%
Internet Explorer 11 275,026 12.49%
Firefox 39 178,711 8.12%
Chrome 44 162,768 7.39%
Safari 8.0 101,171 4.59%
Firefox 38 62,671 2.85%
Internet Explorer 9 42,809 1.94%
Internet Explorer 10 42,240 1.92%
Internet Explorer 7 38,804 1.76%
Mobile Safari iOS 7 31,867 1.45%

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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