Google Analytics

  Dragonfyre 13:20 07 Aug 2009

I use the Firefox browser and IE8. i have noticed that when I type a URL into Firefox, its gives the message at the bottom of the browser "waiting for google analytics" this can take time, once it has found this it then starts looking for the site I have requested. Is this part of Firefox, or is it something I can turn off. If the latter can anybody tell me how please

  Graphicool1 16:45 07 Aug 2009

This is normal behaviour for Firefox. It's just it's way of letting you know it's doing something. As far as I know you can neither remove or turn off this action. I have always found Firefox to be slow. If you want to use Firefox I'm afraid you'll just have to go with the flow.

There are a few small tweaks to speed up Firefox although I can't remember them off hand. I tend to install and forget. If I can think of them I'll post them.

  Graphicool1 16:48 07 Aug 2009
  VoG II 17:27 07 Aug 2009

It is actually a website tracking system that isn't tied to a specific browser. click here

  CurlyWhirly 20:16 08 Aug 2009

I block Google Analytics and various other bandwidth wasting websites by using No Script click here

In the example below I have forbidden 'Google Analytics'

click here

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