Tag: cross-browser compliance

Cross browser compliance: how to design consistently

Cross browser compliance: how to design consistently

        Filed under: How to, Web Development

WASHINGTON DC – Web designer tips Have you ever noticed that a website looks differently or works differently on (Microsoft) Internet Explorer than it does on (Mozilla) Firefox or (Google) Chrome or (Apple) Safari?  The problem is cross-browser incompatibility and the solution is cross-browser compliance.  There are two basic ways to solve this problem: All … 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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Why do websites look different on IE6, IE7, IE8, Firefox

Why do websites look different on IE6, IE7, IE8, Firefox

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Have you ever noticed that your website looks different across different browsers such as: Microsoft Internet Exploer (IE6) IE7 IE8 Safari Opera Mozilla Firefox The primary reason is standards.  The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Internet Society work to define, develop and promote standards.  By having standards, independent designers and developers can create … Continued

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