Set and Forget

Sick of always updating software libraries? Don't bother any more.

Use our API and you'll always be using the latest version of the user agent parser. No libraries to download and maintain; just send a HTTP request and be confident that you're always getting the latest and greatest results.

One less thing to worry about!

Language independent

Integrate with our parser regardless of the programming language you use.

Normally when you have to choose a third-party library for doing something like user agent parsing you have to choose one that's written in the same language that the rest of your system uses. But with our API, you are completely freed from this requirement. If it can send HTTP requests and parse JSON then you're good to go.

Our customers use a range of different languages including PHP, Java, Python, Ruby, ColdFusion, C#, ASP.net and more.

The best of breed

Sure, there are other user agent parsers out there, but you're looking at the best one.

Free to use, and reasonably priced for extra features

We believe everyone should have access to the best user agent parser, so it's completely free to use. If you need a larger monthly quota and access to more features then you can support us with a paid tier. Easy!

World class support, regardless of your plan

There's nothing worse than being stuck and not being able to get help - we want you to have an easy and enjoyable time using our API - the whole idea of the API is to make your life as a developer easier, so why shouldn't that extend to the support for it as well! We'll do whatever it takes to get you up and running regardless of your API plan.

The perfect balance of detail and ease of use

Some customers just want to be able to use the same browser detection as the homepage of whatismybrowser.com in their own systems; so that's easy to do with our API. Other customers want to get all the nitty-gritty details of their user's browsers, including software types, hardware types, platforms, plugins and so on - and that's easy to do too.

Excellent documentation and sample code to get you started

You won't be left in the dark - we have a detailed API specification, a thorough integration guide and helpful sample code to get you off and running.

Constantly maintained and expanded

We use the millions of user agents we've collected from the homepage of whatismybrowser.com to power our constant expansion of our user agent parser. Other parsers get updated occasionally; we're always adding more detection.

Built with love and care

It might sound strange, but what started as a side-project done in our spare time eight years ago has grown from a hobby into a fully fledged endeavour that we live and breathe. We really care about providing the best product and service. This is our niche and we own it.

Testimonials

  • LUXE customers are a global bunch who use a wide range of devices. We adopted whatismybrowser.com API to detect their system details, so we know exactly what they're using (and don't have to bother them with such trivial questions when they make contact). The API saved us heaps of development time, freeing us up to focus on the fun stuff!

  • We needed a HTTP OPTIONS response added to the API so that we could integrate with our system. We were throughly impressed with the responsiveness of the WhatIsMyBrowser.com API team when they built it for us within hours! We're now all hooked up and working.

    Grant - Nexergy

What can I expect from the WhatIsMyBrowser.com API?

We are dedicated to making your job as a Developer or Sys Admin as easy as possible.

It's easy to integrate the API with your own systems, and we're always here to help.

  • Detailed documentation

    We provide a detailed Integration Guide, interactive API specification, and sample code to get you started.

  • Continual development

    We're always adding more browser detection to make sure that everything gets detected.

  • Real-time usage reporting

    We use 3Scale to manage API Auth Keys and graph your usage, so you always know where you're at.

  • High availability

    We run on AWS, providing you with low latency requests and high availability.

Trusted and used by:

  • LUXE City Guides
  • Nexergy
  • Perseus
  • Peppered
  • SecurityIQ
  • Lucro Analytics
  • Mozzeno
  • Mozzeno
  • EFL Global
  • Uninett

And many more...

Do you want to know more?

Detailed integration guide - Step by step instructions taking you through the process of using the API.

Interactive Swagger API reference - Explore our API using an interactive SwaggerUI webapp.

Sample code - to get you started.

API Use-Cases - What can the API be used for?

Version History - Where we've been and where we're going.

Having trouble? Need a hand?

We are committed to providing world-class API support. All users, regardless of their API plan get full support for the API.

If you're a bit stuck or confused, just let us know and we'll get you sorted. Send us a message via Accounts System or our main Contact Us page and we'll give you a hand.

API Support & FAQs


Want some free laptop stickers and a coffee mug?

If you start using the API on any plan (even the free one), we'd love to send you some cool vinyl laptop stickers.

Once you're hooked up and sending API requests, just send us a message from the Accounts System along with your name and international mailing address and we'll send them your way! Enterprise customers get a coffee mug too.