User Agent

Specify the brower's user agent to help the website identify which browser is used, what version, and on which operating system. Some websites use the user agent to detect browser features and customize behavior for specific browser versions.

The language parameter is equivalent to the browser's "User-Agent" setting. Refer to the MDN User-Agent documentation for more information or view a list of user agent strings in all shapes and sizes.

User Agent Example

The example below is using the user agent for an old browser released in 2001, Internet Explorer 6 on Windows "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)":

// Line breaks added for readability
&user_agent=Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

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