[thelist] Google analytics slowdown (was "GoDaddy SSL Verification")

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Thu Jul 17 11:22:15 CDT 2008

I used to see this all the time.  I've seen a number of sites stall  
_completely_ while waiting on Google.

It got to the point that I installed AdBlock just to block calls to  
google analytics.  Problem solved (for me anyway).


On Jul 17, 2008, at 9:32 AM, Gersten, John wrote:

> On numerous sites I have visited in the past months (including but  
> not limited to those I manage), I have noticed occasional delays  
> where the page will not load -- the screen remains blank and the  
> status message at the bottom of the browser window reads "waiting  
> for Google analytics." These delays can sometimes come to as much as  
> three or four seconds (I know that's essentially trivial, but  
> sometimes those few seconds s-t-r-e-t-c-h out in the mind).
> Anyway, my question is this: as more and more sites move onto the  
> Google analytics program, could a problem on Google's end at some  
> point render all these pages inaccessible?

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