Browser Sniff

Detects web browser type and operating system to show in the comment loop

Author:Priyadi Iman Nurcahyo | Bruno Andrade Pedrassani (profile at
WordPress version required:1.5.0
WordPress version tested:3.3.2
Plugin version:2.3
Added to WordPress repository:19-05-2010
Last updated:09-07-2011
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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  • Detects and shows commenters web browser/operating system (used in the comment loop)
  • Describe an arbitrary user agent string (for general use)
  • Can show web browser/operating system icons
  • If the user is "cookied" - a.k.a blog admin visiting the blog - , it also displays an asterisk titled with the full user agent string(just mouse hover the asterisk to see the string). Regular visitors can't see this feature.
  • All mainstream browsers and SOs are detected, blogging softwares(trackbacks/pingbacks), text based browsers, antiquated browsers, cell phones and pdas
  • It can be "automagically" added in your theme if you do not want/like to edit templates