It’s been 3 months since the release (via automatic updates) of Internet Explorer 7 (IE7). 21% of visitors to our client sites are using the new browser version.
It is a slow take up in my mind. Clearly lots of people have automatic updates turned off. The recent release of vista will improve the take up. If you are a developer, be prepared to program for both IE6 and IE7 for some time to come.
General penetration statistics:
- IE6 61%
- IE7 21%
- Firefox 11%
- Safari 4%
- Netscape 1%
- Opera 0.5%
- Other (Mozilla, Camino etc) 1.5%
Note: these statistics are based on website traffic to several highly trafficked commercial / retail sites Read the rest of this post »