User Agent

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Marketing

10/11/2021 5:00 PM

5 tools you need to understand User Agent Client Hints

Don’t drag your heels because time is running out to prepare

The User Agent string has been part of the web for a long time, so it’s sad to see the plans to deprecate it next year. It’s important you prepare for User Agent Client Hints, the proposed UA string replacement. With these five tools, you’ll be set for the industry change.

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Kirstin R

8/23/2021 4:30 PM

How to filter bots from your analytics platform with User Agent data

Using User Agent data as a starting point, you can investigate unusual website traffic spikes

For many marketers, bots can wreak havoc on your website traffic reporting. There are a few good guides out there to help you filter out crawlers from your analytics platform, but they don’t always solve the problem. So, we came up with our own solution.

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51Degrees

8/5/2021 1:00 PM

We’ve released version 4.3 of our API packages

Future-proof your real-time data when you upgrade to version 4.3

Google’s plans to replace the User Agent string with User Agent Client Hints are not ideal, but we have to prepare our real-time data services accordingly. Version 4.3 of our API packages now includes support for User Agent Client Hints.

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51Degrees

3/15/2021 5:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints – Chrome 89 Update

51Degrees user update on UACH

This blog post provides some background concerning the change and explains to 51Degrees users both the lobbying efforts we support to reverse UACH and the modifications we will be making in Q2 2021

device-id

51Degrees

9/28/2020 5:00 PM

What is Device ID and how can it benefit your business?

These unique identifiers can supercharge your web offering while respecting peoples’ privacy

While there are privacy concerns surrounding the use of unique identifiers, Device IDs are useful across a number of ecosystems. In this blog we talk about the various concerns surrounding unique identifiers and how 51Degrees can benefit your business.

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Products

9/7/2020 5:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints Update September 2020

How have the UA client hints specifications evolved since January 2020?

HTTP client hints are an experimental set of standards that enable a web server to ask a web browser to send additional HTTP header fields and values in subsequent requests. The development has been led by engineers from Google working on the Chromium web browser. This blog post gives an update on what's now happening with regards to client hints.

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51Degrees

6/4/2020 11:22 AM

User-Agent Client Hints June 2020 Update

How have the UA client hints specifications evolved since January 2020?

HTTP client hints are an experimental set of standards that enable a web server to ask a web browser to send additional HTTP header fields and values in subsequent requests. The development has been led by engineers from Google working on the Chromium web browser. This blog post gives an update on what's now happening with regards to client hints.

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Kim Reddy

1/15/2020 3:13 PM

Client Hints: User-Agent v2

Chromium proposal to use client hints in parallel with diminished User-Agent headers

Chromium – the web browser stewarded by Google - have announced a plan to diminish the role of the HTTP User-Agent header in future versions of Chromium during 2020. While the engineering arguments for the change make some sense, the replacement solution – client hints – is far from proven, and details remain unclear. The proposal is yet to be agreed, and is just that, a proposal.

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Benjamin CB

8/22/2019 1:30 PM

Missing iPad tablet web traffic?

Fix mobile decrease as iOS13 rolls out

iPadOS 13 arrives on iPad in September. During the days that follow web analytics tools - like Google Analytics - will indicate single digital percentage changes in device splits with desktop increasing, and tablet decreasing.

The change is a consequence of Apple's drive for a supposed improved web browsing experience and tracking prevention.

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Ali Hutchison

10/2/2018 12:59 PM

51Degrees User Agent Analysis Oct 2018 - New Apples on the Block

51Degrees shares popular User Agent examples including iPhone XS/XS Max

This blog shares the latest 51Degrees User-Agent Analysis including User-Agent examples from the latest Smartphones and Tablets. Currently, we have over 51,000 device models in our database.