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PHP Browser Detection

PHP Browser Detection is a WordPress plugin used to detect a user's browser. Please report any bugs on the support forums.

Version 3.0 adds support for is_tablet(), is_desktop(), and is_browser() as well as automatically updating and caching the browscap.ini database and numerous bug fixes and code improvements.

PHP Browser Detection is a WordPress plugin used to detect a user's browser. It can be used to send conditional CSS files for Internet Explorer, display different content or custom messages anywhere on the page, or to swap out Flash for an image for iPhones.

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Test for specific browsers:

$version is optional. Include a major version number, a single integer - 3,4,5, etc... Or leave it empty to test for any version.

<?php if(is_firefox($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_safari($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_chrome($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_opera($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_ie($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_browser($name, $version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

Check for mobile, tablet, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc...

<?php if(is_desktop()) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_tablet()) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_iphone($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_ipad($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_ipod($version)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>
<?php if(is_mobile()) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

Check for greater than / less than a specific version...

Less than or equal to Firefox 19:

<?php if(is_firefox() && get_browser_version() <= 19) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

Less than or equal to IE 10:

<?php if(is_ie() && get_browser_version() <= 10) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

Greater than or equal to Safari 4:

<?php if(is_safari() && get_browser_version() >= 4) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

these are just a few examples, but this syntax will work for any browser or version.

Check specific versions...

Is the browser IE6?

<?php if(is_ie(6)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

Is the browser IE10?

<?php if(is_ie(10)) { /* your code here */ }; ?>

Or you can get all the info and do what you want with it:

Get just the name...

<?php $browser_name = get_browser_name(); ?>

Get the full version number - 3.2, 5.0, etc...

<?php $browser_version = get_browser_version(); ?>

Or get it all in array...

<?php $browser_info = php_browser_info(); ?>

Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-4-30
Downloads: 22,268

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Support

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