Info: What web browsers do CF users use the most?

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  1. ChrisMWilliams

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    On bye weeks, I like to really dig deep into our site's analytics and learn more about traffic, our users, etc. I know a lot of you web geeks are also interested in this stuff so here are a few nuggets I learned today.

    What browsers do CF users used most?

    --- 45 % of you use Chrome.
    --- 26 % of you use Safari.
    --- 8 % of you are on Firefox
    --- 7 % are on Internet explorer
    --- The rest is via iPhone, Android aps.
    --- .2 % of you are still using Netscape :cool:

    Operating systems

    --- 41 % use Windows
    --- 28 % use iOS
    --- Linux at 15.4 %
    --- Macintosh (old school) at 8.5 %

    Where do you come from?

    --- 83 % of our traffic is direct, with the rest coming from search engines, social media, etc.

    This means you guys are very loyal, and I love you for that.
     
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  2. digZ

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    Netscape is still a thing? That's dedication right there.
     
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    Are you able to see statistics as to where on the site that people frequent the most? And within the forum, what sections get the most activity?
     
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  6. Tailg8er

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    I'm guessing at least 16% comes from you telling people they're asking too much for their tickets.
     
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  7. rudiskilz

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    i can't believe more people don't use firefox
     
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  8. keepngoal

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    @ChrisMWilliams , thanks for the info. this has been posted before, do you still have access to those numbers to see a comparison?
     
  9. ImJustKCClone

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    I freely admit I held on to Netscape (Navigator & Communicator) until they were no longer supported.
    I use Firefox. I'm not a gamer, don't do a lot of streaming of movies & stuff (occasionally games). Familiarity goes a long way with me. I know how to use Firefox, and I'm good with that. Unlike you younger folk, I am not driven to latch on to every shiny new thing that comes along. :p
     
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  10. mapnerd

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    Quite a few nerdy Linux users out there.
     
  11. cycloneG

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    I used Firefox about 10 years ago for sometime. I started using Chrome when it came out and had no reason to go back to Firefox.
     
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    I'm assuming a large chunk of that is Android.
     
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  14. 3TrueFans

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    @Cyclonepride
     
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  15. TykeClone

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    the #1 browser in Japan!
     
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    Firefox has fallen off hard, we watch metrics like this too with our product. The nice thing to see is no one is using IE :)
     
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  17. Cyclonepride

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    I do my web surfing through a shadow browser that routes through 7 different countries. That way They don't know where I am.
     
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    does edge fall over explorer?
     
  19. mapnerd

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    Ah, that would make sense. It's interesting that it is half of iOS still.
     
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