Mobile Detect


Mobile detect plugin uses the open source MobileDetect PHP library to fine-tune the built-in WordPress function wp_is_mobile() in such a way that tablets are excluded from being detected as mobile!

About Mobile Detect PHP Library:

  • Mobile Detect is a lightweight PHP class for detecting mobile devices (including tablets). It uses the User-Agent string combined with specific HTTP headers to detect the mobile environment.
  • PHP Mobile Detect is an open-source script released under MIT License.
  • Mobile Detect PHP Developer: Șerban Ghiță, Nick Ilyin.
  • Original author: Victor Stanciu.
  • Icon (and banner) created by: Dragoș Gavrilă.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/mobile-detect directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‚Plugins‘ screen in WordPress
  3. Sit back and relax!


Where can I change the settings?

This plugin doesn’t come with any settings screen on purpose. Settings screen may be included in the future, depending on the feedback from the users!

Is this plugin actively maintained?

Yes, this plugin is actively maintained to make sure that the core Mobile Detect PHP library is updated as and when there is an update in it. Otherwise, this plugin is in maintenance-only mode. No new features are planned in the near future.


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Mitwirkende & Entwickler

„Mobile Detect“ ist Open-Source-Software. Folgende Menschen haben an diesem Plugin mitgewirkt:


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Changelog for upstream Mobile Detect library can be found at


  • Fixed naming scheme for the class


  • Fixed svn issue with system


  • Rolled back last updated due to an issue with svn system.


  • Fix server error (500) when activated along with another plugin that uses the same Mobile Detect library. Thanks to @dexter10 for reporting the issue. Ref:


  • Update core upstream Mobile Detect library from version 2.8.27 to 2.8.33


  • First commit