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jQuery Detect Mobile Devices – iPhone iPod iPad

By Sam Deering

JavaScript

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jQuery code snippet to detect if a user is viewing the website using a mobile device, specifically an iPhone iPod or iPad. You may also wish to detect the mobile browser type.

jQuery(document).ready(function($){
	var deviceAgent = navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase();
	var agentID = deviceAgent.match(/(iphone|ipod|ipad)/);
	if (agentID) {

        // mobile code here
 
	}
});

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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