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GA Event Within Incognito

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I am looking to create a GA event to identify if a user is using incognito or Private Browsing .

 

Could you help.

 

Thanks,

 

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July 2016

Re: GA Event Within Incognito

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Hi Biraj,

There is no reliable or accurate way to detect if someone is browsing in an incognito/private/safe browsing mode through Javascript or CSS
It could be done before 2014 with a css hack but not now
See here for details
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2860879/detecting-if-a-browser-is-using-private-browsing-mode

Hope you will understand this.

Cheers
Noman

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Accepted by topic author Biraj S
July 2016

Re: GA Event Within Incognito

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Hi Biraj,

There is no reliable or accurate way to detect if someone is browsing in an incognito/private/safe browsing mode through Javascript or CSS
It could be done before 2014 with a css hack but not now
See here for details
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2860879/detecting-if-a-browser-is-using-private-browsing-mode

Hope you will understand this.

Cheers
Noman