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Detecting browser and browser capabilities with PHP


Detecting browsers and collecting data about browser capabilites can be done with Javascript or Activex, but there is still a long way away from being 100% accurate. There are thounsands of browser types to detect. In every update of IE/Firefox or etc. versions of the browsers are changing. At the time of this writing, there are more than 120.000 known browser UserAgents. From this perspective it can be said that collecting all the data about browsers for testing and detecting purposes is a quite challenging issue. Browscap browser database solves this problem.

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