OneStat.com Reports Mozilla Usage Share at 1.8%, Heise.de Notes Sharp Increase in Gecko Visitors
Tuesday January 20th, 2004
kroxx sent us a link to OneStat.com's latest browser usage share figures, which report that Mozilla has a 1.8 percent global usage share. This makes it the fourth most popular browser after Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6, 5.5 and 5. In total, IE has a global usage share of 94.8 percent, according to the Amsterdam-based website statistics firm.
Meanwhile, Gunnar writes: "Heise.de, one of Germany's major computer-related websites, reports that Gecko browsers had a share of almost 30% (29.9%) in January 2004 among their visitors. This is up 10.5% in a year (or a 50% increase)." An English translation of the Heise article is available.
#22 Re: OneStat = more or less worthless, but good
Wednesday January 21st, 2004 8:47 AM
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That depends on if they are using page impressions (likely) or unique IPs.
If you use the search bar, then you don't go to the google homepage, so mozilla has one less page impression per search. It is also likely you are better at searching the net, so won't look at as many pages of result or try combinations of keywords as IE users.
However, mozilla users will probably make more searches than IE users and will probably surf the net for longer.
BTW When telling other people to look at their own statistics, get them to make sure their site works in all browsers first. If it doesn't, then people using browsers it doesn't work for will get to the homepage and give up.