A year ago yesterday, a funeral was held for IE6, the browser from Microsoft that had a strong grip on its market share despite its age, limitations, and superior replacements. Regardless of the funeral, IE6 continues to be used. IE6countdown.com is a website run by Microsoft to monitor the market share of IE6 until it is below 1% (it is currently at 12% worldwide).
10 years ago a browser was born.
Its name was Internet Explorer 6. Now that we’re in 2011, in an era of modern web standards, it’s time to say goodbye.
This website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide, so more websites can choose to drop support for Internet Explorer 6, saving hours of work for web developers.
If you’re still running Internet Explorer 6, you’re not browsing the web in a secure manner and you’re not enjoying the Internet to its full extent. You should upgrade to one of these modern browsers right away: