OneStat.com, a provider of real-time web
analytics recently reported that Mozilla Firefox's browsers have a total global
usage share of 12.93 percent. The total usage share of Firefox increased
1.14 percent since May 2006. The total global usage share of Internet Explorer
is 83.05 percent which is 2.12 percent less than at the of May.
"It seems that the global usage share of Mozilla Firefox starts to grow rapidly
again after a period of no growth" said Niels Brinkman, co-founder of
So what does this mean for Web business owners? Not much really; not if your
site already appears well and without errors in Firefox. If you are concerned
about how Internet users see your site through their preferred browser, check
out one of our older posts from March of this year:
Your Browser or Mine?
On the heels of that Onestate announcement, it seems Mozilla is going to release
the first beta of Firefox 2.0, a highly anticipated follow-up which may steal
even more market share from Internet Explorer 7, which is scheduled for release
later this summer.
Is 20% or 25% market share possible by the end of the year? You tell us, just
Instant Survey: What Internet browser do you use?