Tassos Marinos Developer of Joomla Extensions

The Operating System Condition

Published in EngageBox
Updated 16 Feb, 2022

The Operating System Condition gives you the opportunity to select on which Operating System, that your visitor is using, your box will be displayed. Operating Systems nowadays are not limited to desktop computers therefore you can choose from a list of 7 OSs.

Operating System Display Condition


In the table below you can see which options are available to setup the Operating System Condition.

Name Description
Match Set whether to match or not the selected operating systems.

This option lets you choose at least one choice of Operating System. You just click on the field and select one or all seven of the available choices below:

  • Android
  • Blackberry
  • ChromeOS
  • iOS
  • Linux
  • MacOS
  • Windows

Use Case

It is a very common occurence that some content will appear immensely differently on different mobile or tablet manufacturers. With the Operating System Condition you can differentiate your box between the major vendors and achieve an equal looking result for all of them.

Useful Notes

Operating Systems are identified by what is called a User-Agent String which can be manipulated into anything by advanced users. The result for those users can be dependable to what they have chosen to change it into.