Wednesday, June 15, 2016

What is a 'User Agent String'? ...and what does mine look like?

What is a 'User Agent String'?

Article Snip: "...The User-Agent string format is currently specified by section 5.5.3 of HTTP/1.1 Semantics and Content. The format of the User-Agent string in HTTP is a list of product tokens (keywords) with optional comments. For example, if a user's product were called WikiBrowser, their user agent string might be WikiBrowser/1.0 Gecko/1.0. The "most important" product component is listed first. The parts of this string are as follows..."