Desktop/mobile user agent parser with support for Laravel, based on Mobiledetect

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Agent

A PHP desktop/mobile user agent parser with support for Laravel, based on Mobile Detect with desktop support and additional functionality.

Installation

Install using composer:

composer require jenssegers/agent

Laravel (optional)

Add the service provider in config/app.php:

Jenssegers\Agent\AgentServiceProvider::class,

And add the Agent alias to config/app.php:

'Agent' => Jenssegers\Agent\Facades\Agent::class,

Basic Usage

Start by creating an Agent instance (or use the Agent Facade if you are using Laravel):

use Jenssegers\Agent\Agent;
 
$agent = new Agent();

If you want to parse user agents other than the current request in CLI scripts for example, you can use the setUserAgent and setHttpHeaders methods:

$agent->setUserAgent('Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_8) AppleWebKit/537.13+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1.7 Safari/534.57.2');
$agent->setHttpHeaders($headers);

All of the original Mobile Detect methods are still available, check out some original examples at https://github.com/serbanghita/Mobile-Detect/wiki/Code-examples

Is?

Check for a certain property in the user agent.

$agent->is('Windows');
$agent->is('Firefox');
$agent->is('iPhone');
$agent->is('OS X');

Magic is-method

Magic method that does the same as the previous is() method:

$agent->isAndroidOS();
$agent->isNexus();
$agent->isSafari();

Mobile detection

Check for mobile device:

$agent->isMobile();
$agent->isTablet();

Match user agent

Search the user agent with a regular expression:

$agent->match('regexp');

Additional Functionality

Accept languages

Get the browser's accept languages. Example:

$languages = $agent->languages();
// ['nl-nl', 'nl', 'en-us', 'en']

Device name

Get the device name, if mobile. (iPhone, Nexus, AsusTablet, ...)

$device = $agent->device();

Operating system name

Get the operating system. (Ubuntu, Windows, OS X, ...)

$platform = $agent->platform();

Browser name

Get the browser name. (Chrome, IE, Safari, Firefox, ...)

$browser = $agent->browser();

Desktop detection

Check if the user is using a desktop device.

$agent->isDesktop();

This checks if a user is not a mobile device, tablet or robot.

Phone detection

Check if the user is using a phone device.

$agent->isPhone();

Robot detection

Check if the user is a robot. This uses jaybizzle/crawler-detect to do the actual robot detection.

$agent->isRobot();

Robot name

Get the robot name.

$robot = $agent->robot();

Browser/platform version

MobileDetect recently added a version method that can get the version number for components. To get the browser or platform version you can use:

$browser = $agent->browser();
$version = $agent->version($browser);
 
$platform = $agent->platform();
$version = $agent->version($platform);

Note, the version method is still in beta, so it might not return the correct result.

License

Laravel User Agent is licensed under The MIT License (MIT).

Security contact information

To report a security vulnerability, follow these steps.

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