Tag: browser wars

Aesthetic web browser compatibility, x-browser compatibility

Aesthetic web browser compatibility, x-browser compatibility

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Web standards, best practices Aesthetic browser compliance means that the website looks “exactly” the same, pixel by pixel, color by color, between web browsers. We will not guarantee this. Examples below show how different browsers interpret HTML/CSS differently without affecting functionality. Acquia.com on Firefox (FF14) Acquia.com on Internet Explorer (IE9) As you can see, the … Continued

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Functional cross-browser compatibility and compliance

Functional cross-browser compatibility and compliance

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Washington DC Cross-Browser Compatibility Expert Functional browser compliance means that the website must work properly and be defect free across “the most popular” web browsers.  We guarantee functional compatibility.  Examples below reveal defects between web browsers. As you can see, the functionality of the navigation bar is defective and inconsistent between Internet Explorer and Firefox. … Continued

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What is the most popular web browser?

        Filed under: Web Design, Web Development

Move over Firefox and Internet Explorer, Chrome is now the biggest kid on the block.  According to W3Schools, Google’s Chrome browser surpassed Mozilla’s Firefox browser in March 2012 to become the clear, dominant winner in the latest browser wars.  Back in April 2011, Google Chrome surpassed Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser but was still trailing way … Continued

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How to determine what is considered a major or most popular browser

How to determine what is considered a major or most popular browser

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Frequently, I will read in a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Website Redesign a recurring requirement that goes something like this, “Website must be compatible with all major modern browsers.” I’m happy to comply and confident that we can do it, but we need to have a specific standard of acceptance criteria to prove that … Continued

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What is considered a modern browser? Not IE7 according to Google

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This may be old news, but today I received a Request for Proposal (RFP) for website redesign where they required that the new website support all modern browsers, including IE7. I thought that I had read sometime about a year ago about Google discontinuing their support for older browsers including Explorer 7 (IE7). So, according … Continued

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Cross-browser compatibility IE9

Cross-browser compatibility IE9

        Filed under: Web Design

Just when we thought that we had the last nail in the coffin of IE6 and IE7 and IE8 was making its way into the mainstream, IE9 comes along. For those of you who build government websites and/or are concerned about Section 508 compliance and cross-browse compatibility, you would know what a bitch it is … Continued

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Google Chrome – good intentions, but not ready

Google Chrome – good intentions, but not ready

        Filed under: Startups, Usability

  Recently, Google launched a new web browser, which presumably aims to compete with Microsoft IE 8, Firefox, and Safari.  At first glance, Google Chrome is a joy to use.  It is fast and easy to download and install and once installed, browsing seems even faster.  It’s interface is nice and clean, just like Google … Continued

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