Is User Agent going away?
While removing the User-Agent completely was deemed problematic, as many sites still rely on them, Chrome will no longer update the browser version and will only include a unified version of the OS data. The move is scheduled to be complete by Chrome 85 and is expected to be released in mid-September 2020.
- Open Chrome on your computer.
- Click. Settings.
- Click Privacy and security.
- Click Site settings.
- Turn on Allowed (recommended).
What is the most common user agent?
MOST POPULAR USER-AGENTS
|1||Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; FSL 7.0.6.01001)|
|2||Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; FSL 7.0.7.01001)|
|3||Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; FSL 7.0.5.01003)|
|4||Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0|
Is user agent always sent?
For historical reasons, almost every browser today sends it. platform describes the native platform that the browser is running on (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, etc.) and if it is a mobile phone. Firefox OS phones say Mobile — the web is the platform.
What is sniffing agent?
User-Agent (UA) Sniffing
UA Sniffing usually involves searching for a specific string or pattern in the UA string and basing choices on the result of that search. A popular example from real life is: … UA Sniffing may seem like the solution to many problems, but, like most quick solutions, it has hidden long-term costs.