What is user agent testing?

The user agent allows the server to return optimized content for the specific environment defined by the user agent. You can manipulate the user agent on your monitors to test content meant for other browsers, operating systems, and devices like mobile phones and tablets.

What is user agent used for?

A user agent is any software that retrieves and presents Web content for end users or is implemented using Web technologies. User agents include Web browsers, media players, and plug-ins that help in retrieving, rendering and interacting with Web content.

What is a user agent used for?

What are different types of user agent?

User-Agent list for different device types

  • Android User Agents.
  • iPhone User Agents.
  • MS Windows User Agents.
  • Tablet User Agents.
  • Desktop User Agents.

What does your user agent string mean?

What does all of that mean?! Each bit of your user agent indicates something particular about your system. There’s no “standard” way of writing a user agent string, so different web browsers use different formats (some are wildly different), and many web browsers cram loads of information into their user agents.

What is a user-agent checker?

User-agent checker instantly tells your browsers user agent. User-agent is the identifier which lets the server know what browser is requesting the resource or what operating system the request initiator uses.

How do I decode the user-agent string?

As we discussed earlier, there is no standard way to write the user-agent string. Therefore, dnchecker.org provides a tool to decode the user-agent string to figure out everything it’s saying. To perform the task, do the following steps. Open the What is My User Agent Checker.

What is Chrome’s User Agent string?

The Chrome (or Chromium/Blink-based engines) user agent string is similar to Firefox’s. For compatibility, it adds strings like KHTML, like Gecko and Safari.