Firefox now represents one-third of dealnews.com total traffic

dealnews.com, Inc., a leader in web-based shopping, announced that it is now optimizing its site to better address its growing Mozilla/Firefox client base. While dealnews' site traffic doubled in the past year, its percentage of Mozilla Firefox 1.0 web browser users has increased fourfold and now represents one-third of its total traffic. Firefox, which is produced by the Mozilla Foundation, is a free web browser that has been widely praised for its stability and innovative tabbed browsing feature. John Allen, Dealnews' Director of Marketing, said, "By nature, our site tends to attract a more technically sophisticated audience. Over the past year, we have seen unprecedented acceptance of the Firefox browser among our readers. While overall our site traffic has increased 100 percent in the past 12 months, Microsoft Internet Explorer traffic has only grown 50 percent. Firefox traffic has increased 400 percent. Fully 35 percent of our traffic in May was from Firefox or a Mozilla-compatible client. We feel this is significant trend and have taken steps to ensure our site is fully optimized for use with this web browser."
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June 15, 2005 10:28 PM | Posted in Mozilla

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3 Comments

"and innovative tabbed browsing feature"

Not innovated by Mozilla though, that's quite a misleading statement.

Comment by Luke at June 16, 2005 04:45 PM | Permalink

Itís a quote, so that comment is pointless; itís not as if Henrik can change it. Give a comment on the original article.

Besides, whether Mozilla has invented tabbed browsing or not, that doesnít mean itís not innovative.

Site icon Comment by Laurens Holst at June 17, 2005 06:49 PM | Permalink

p.s. Henrik, wow, I love that you extract the icon from my site and put it in the comment :).

~Grauw

Site icon Comment by Laurens Holst at June 17, 2005 06:50 PM | Permalink

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