Preparing for Chrome 110 and User-Agent Client Hints
In the next few weeks, one of the biggest changes to the underlying workings of the web in some time will begin to roll out. This little-noticed change could have far-reaching implications across the web ecosystem.
The Commercial Impact of Client Hints on Open-Source Parsers
We've all read Google's timeline for UA-CH and when changes are going to start coming into effect. But what will these changes mean for the open-source solutions and what impact is that going to have on the businesses relying on these solutions for commercial gain?
DeviceAtlas now supports Client Hints with our new UA-CH Model header service
DeviceAtlas uses all HTTP headers, now including Client Hints headers, to ensure maximum insights into device and browser capabilities in web traffic. This service is available to customers and prospects to try out on demand.
Postponed: Google’s Attempt to Deprecate and Freeze the User-Agent Header
Google’s attempt to deprecate and freeze the User-Agent header has been postponed until at least 2021. Read more here.
User-Agent: Another Plan to Deprecate and Freeze
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic…and the user agent string already existed. Companies have been leveraging the user agent, since its inception in the early 90’s, to enhance their end user’s experience. Unless challenged, this could come to an end. Get details on the latest plans to deprecate and freeze the user agent, here.