Sphinx Browser Version Checker Plugin

You want to tell Internet Explorer users to change their browser when they access your web page? Or is your site is for Chrome only? Now you can choose what version of what browsers will trigger a warning popup on your web site.
Why you should tell users to update their old web browser?

  • Reduced development costs and time
  • Newer browsers let you use more features and new technologies on your website, resulting in a better browsing experience for your users
  • Numerous benefits for your visitors: security, speed, features
  • Newer browsers protect you better against viruses, scams and other threats. Outdated browsers have security holes which are fixed in updates
  • Users can view sites that are using the latest technology
  • Have a more comfortable experience with new features, extensions and better customisability.

Sphinx Browser Version Checker is the best solution for a modern website which is not compatible with some old browser versions. The plugin has some handy features, including:

+We take care not to erroneously notify users by constantly tweaking and improving the detection code. Users are presented with an up-to-date list of browsers that are available for their system.
+You can customize the style of the message, the text and other options.
+Automatically detect users web browser version
+Full modern browser support – Google Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, Opera, Safari
+Support for adding shortcodes with information about the session of the user (browser name and version, Operating System)
+Two display modes: popup and top panel display
+Option to block your website if users browser is too old (only popup will be shown)
+Option to add links to the location of the newest browser version that the user has installed (and also, your website supports it)
+Responsive layout
+Ability to display notification only once per visitor (uses cookies)
+Customizable message: text, images, links
+Option to add links to the location of the newest browser version that the user has installed (and also, your website supports it)
+Ability to block mobile browsers from displaying your website
+Optimized for speed – no speed impact
+Lifetime updates and support.

It is easy to use
It display notification when the user’s browser does not support your website
Allows you to select the browser versions which are supported by your website
You can easily customize the notification message and display options
It supports the 6 largest and most popular browser on the market:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer
  • Edge

You can customize the warning message, choose if you want to display links to the download pages of your supported browsers, select what browsers and browser versions should trigger the popup and if the user can or can’t hide the popup.
You can choose that if you allow users to hide the popup, a cookie is set that expires after 24h. After 24h, the user will see the popup again with the option to hide it for another 24h. Or, you can configure the popup to show every time a user used an unsupported browser version you defined.