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August 4, 2020

What is the difference between HTML5 geolocation and IP geolocation?

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What is the difference between HTML5 geolocation and IP geolocation?

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Answer
by Geo Targetly

While HTML5 and IP geolocation have the same function, how they operate is completely different. HTML5 draws data from the GPS of mobile devices, whereas IP geolocation draws data from a specific source, the ISP database. This difference affects how the data should be repurposed.

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HTML5 geolocation, IP geolocation

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