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Browserwars 2.0

With Microsoft releasing the final Verison of the Internet Explorer 7.0 on 2006-10-18 and Mozilla following with Firefox 2.0 on 2006-10-23, there might emerge a new browser war. We had a close look at the web-statistics of one of our larger sites, which attract around 12.000 unique visitors daily. The site is very mainstream, which means that Firefox is not over-represented due to it’s “Nerd-Factor”.

First of, let’s take a look at the browser stats from September 2006 (only browsers with >=0,1%):

Msie 6,0 66,00%
Firefox 1,5,0,7 17,50%
Mozilla 3,40%
Firefox 1,0,7 2,20%
Msie 7,0 1,80%
Opera 1,50%
Unknown 1,20%
Firefox 2,0 0,70%
Safari 0,70%
Firefox 1,5,0,6 0,60%
Firefox 1,0,6 0,40%
Msie 5,5 0,30%
Msie 5,01 0,30%
Firefox 1,0,4 0,30%
Firefox 1,0 0,30%
Firefox 1,5,0,4 0,20%
Firefox 1,5 0,20%
Msie 5,0 0,10%
Firefox 1,5,0,3 0,10%
Firefox 1,5,0,1 0,10%
Firefox 1,0,3 0,10%
Netscape 7,1 0,10%

IE 7 vs. FF 2

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 had already a market share of 1,7%, Firefox 2 0,7%

Now let’s take a look how the marketshare of IE 7 and FF 2 developed in October