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[resolved] Mobile Browsers Being Rejected (2 posts)

  1. Mr_Luke
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Heya,

    I'm currently trying to use this on a clients site to warn off all early browsers that lack css & html5 support. Works brilliantly on desktop. When I get onto mobile it still blocks it though, I've tried this on Chrome & Safari on mobile. Any ideas?

    Thanks, Luke

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/browser-rejector/

  2. Nick Halsey
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Certain Android devices (not even versions, and particularly Samsung's) have decided to have their default browsers identify themselves as early versions of Safari, I have no idea why. The safest thing is to not block any version of Chrome or Safari (ie, allow any webkit browser version), which should avoid the false positives on mobile. Fortunately, very, very few users are stuck on critically old versions of Chrome or Safari.

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