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How Insignificant is IE these days? (obiefernandez.com)
5 points by obiefernandez on Mar 7, 2012 | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

As always it depends on your user-base. I'm sure DueProps does attract early adopters (which you yourself mention) however my eCommerce is still 40-60% IE users; simply because I do a lot of B2B transactions and some IT departments -still- use Internet Explorer and some self-employed businesses are not tech-savvy enough to make the change off of IE. It's all relative. But your stats are interesting all the same.


I run a niche site used primarily by redditors, and IE usage is around 2%. A tech blog I write has around 4% IE usage.

However, Wikipedia reports about 30% of their users are on IE [1].

IE is on the decline but it can't be dismissed yet [2].

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_web_browsers

[2] http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/86/Usage_sha...

Heavily depends of user-base.

My G/A account includes a consumer-focused site getting millions of UVs monthly, IE accounting for 49% market share, of which only 80% are IE8/9.

On the other hand my blog just had 20K visitors from HN, 65% on Chrome.

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