> -----Original Message----- > From: Nick Wilson [mailto:nick at tioka.com] > Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 11:21 AM > To: thelist > Subject: [thelist] maximum page load for users leave? > > Are there any recent studies/stats on how many seconds a user > will wait > for a page to load before giving up on the site? try http://www.useit.com/ > I've always worked to the 'under 8secs' rule but I'd really > like to see > some propter research/stats on this.... i think some people (jakob nielsen may be one) say even 1 second is too long. 8 seconds seems to me to be a really generous wait time. chris.