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Saving session device type
Example of storing custom device type data using tags.
If you want more granular device type data to be stored (e.g. mobile/tablet/desktop or Android/iOS/Windows/MacOS) and used to filter sessions, you can manually store extra device data for each session using Tags.
Note: The device type is sometimes hard to define, for example nowadays laptops can have a touchscreen or tablets can have keyboards and mouse and be used as laptops, the so called 2-in-1 devices (e.g. Microsoft Surface).
You should include this script tag after the included UXWizz tracking snippet.
Store device type as tag
<script>
(function() {
// Generic function to get device type based on UA string
function deviceType() {
const ua = navigator.userAgent;
if (/(tablet|ipad|playbook|silk)|(android(?!.*mobi))/i.test(ua)) {
return "tablet";
}
else if (/Mobile|Android|iP(hone|od)|IEMobile|BlackBerry|Kindle|Silk-Accelerated|(hpw|web)OS|Opera M(obi|ini)/.test(ua)) {
return "mobile";
}
return "desktop";
};
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// Store the device type as a tag, e.g. "device-mobile"
UST.addTag('device-' + deviceType());
})();
</script>
By default UXWizz does store the device type in the ust_clients table under the device-type column, but only stores 0 for desktop devices and 1 for mobile devices (no difference is made for tablets).
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