Every web developer or web designerÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â wants to have their website to give users the same best experience no matter what the users screen size/resolution/operating system/browserÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â is, but let’s face the fact,Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â screen size/resolution/operating system/browser does effect website experience.
I get asked the question often, especially by web developers and designers, what is the most common type ofÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â screen size/resolution/operating system/browser. Well, to identify this we started capturing data onÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â screen size/resolution/operating system/browser for people who visited our SmashingApps.com. This is what we found
Screen Resolution Statistics
We found in the aboveÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â graph that now a days most common screen resolution used by theÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â visitorÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â is 1280×1024 while 1024×768 is on 2nd number and 1280×800 is on the 3rd for SmashingApps.
We found in the aboveÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â browser statistics graph that now a days most common browser used by the visitorÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â isÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Mozilla Firefox whileÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Microsoft Internet Explorer is on 2nd number andÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Safari is on the 3rd for SmashingApps.
Operating SystemÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Statistics
We found in the aboveÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â operating systemÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â statistics graph that most commonÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â OS used by the visitorÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â isÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Microsoft Windows whileÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Machintosh is on 2nd number andÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Linux is on the 3rd for SmashingApps.
Browser and Operating SystemÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Combination Statistics
We found in the aboveÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â browser and operating systemÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â combination statistics graph that most commonÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â browser and operating systemÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â combination used by the visitorÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â isÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Firefox with Microsoft Windows whileÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Internet Explorer with Windows is on 2nd number andÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Firefox with Machintosh is on the 3rd for SmashingApps.
By analyzing all of the above graph, designer or developerÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â find a latest trends and combination of website visitors browsing experience. This way its easy to make sure that websites are giving best experience to the visitors and the real message and design what you are presenting!
I think all the above factors are very important to consider in every new or exisiting website. I believe that the best viewing experience of website helps the person to navigate and enjoy. It also helps to give a good impression on visitors mind.
So check now, whether your website gives the real viewing experience to the viewers or you will need to optimize your website with the current trends of viewing experience. To check where your visitors come from, how they Interact with your site and what are the current viewing experience, track with Google Analytics for free!
It would be great if you will share your experiences with us about best viewing experience.