Detecting the type and version of the browser the user uses to view the webpage.

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“PHP” is showing up in Browser + OS list in Google Analytics report

PHP is listed as a browser in Google Analytics. 50 sessions have been created. Obviously Analytics data is collected via Javascript executed in the visitor's browser so what is PHP (a server-side ...
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How do I check my website on this iPhone web browser when I don't have an iPhone?

Someone has sent me a screenshot of a website I'm coding. I'm not a fan of iPhone so I have no idea which browser it is. Here is the screenshot, so please let me know which browser is this and how to ...
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Is it acceptable to use conditional comments to block ie rather than ua sniffing?

I just cant see a way to support IE8 and below. Having said that, I don't want to sniff the user agent because its bad practice and feature detection is a better alternative. Would it be acceptable ...
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Tor and Google Analytics - how to track?

I make a lot of use of Google Analytics - Google has reasonable tracking for location of users so I can tell where users come from. I know it is not 100% but it gives an idea. In the wake of Prism it ...
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Filtering desktop users by user agent string

In order to determine whether to serve the mobile or full version of my site by default, I use a service that examines requests to determine the type of device they originated from. However, calls to ...
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What's wrong with my htaccess ? (500 Error)

I've written a small htaccess file to redirect Internet Explorer users to a specific page Here are the contents : # MS Internet Explorer - Mozilla v4 RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ...
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Can anyone tell me why does Chrome tell it is Mozilla and Safari also?

http://www.w3schools.com/js/tryit.asp?filename=try_nav_all I get Browser CodeName: Mozilla Browser Name: Netscape Browser Version: 5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/535.1 (KHTML, like ...
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How does this stackexchange form saved the work, I mean keep an auto save function, to retrieve loss of work

How does this stackexchange form saved the work, I mean keep an auto save function, to retrieve loss of work, in case the user's browser crashes.
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Website to send clients browser settings via email

A while ago I stumbled across a website that allowed you to enter an email address and have things like your browser type, version, build, javascript settings, flash version etc emailed through. I ...
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Mobile phone detection (brand, model, browser etc)

What do you use to detect visitor's mobile phone, down to the model if possible? Currently we maintain our own database but it's really getting behind due to lack of manpower to maintain it, so we ...
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What are the best ways to implement cross browser css? [closed]

What are the best ways to implement cross browser css? Rule: one approach for an answer.