Tag: IE6

Good Riddance: IE6 Usage Falls to Under 1% in U.S.

Good Riddance: IE6 Usage Falls to Under 1% in U.S. — SiliconFilter. While these stats are far from admissible in court, Net Applications provides an insight we’re all happy to see: IE6 usage has dropped below 1% in the US. It’s great that usage continues to drop, and it’s great that Microsoft itself has become […]

Posted: January 04, 2012

IE 8 is the New IE 6

IE 8 is the new IE 6 | Infrequently Noted. I neat reminder about what all of these semi-standards-based versions of Internet Explorer are all about. We know all too well that IE browser support is an activity unto itself, and when we’re forced to deal with numerous partially-acceptable standards implementations, we’re still going to […]

Posted: October 12, 2010

How to Handle IE6: Aggressive Graceful Degradation

I’d like to propose an Internet Explorer contract addendum in which we notify clients that their project will gracefully degrade for IE.

Posted: September 21, 2009

Fear not. I Have Conquered IE6, and You Can Too

Internet Explorer 6 should not be abandoned. Instead you should plan for IE6 and gracefully degrade.

Posted: January 12, 2009

Working with Background PNGs and Internet Explorer 6

Using PNG images as backgrounds can be very helpful and useful, but there are some things to keep in mind when working with Internet Explorer 6.

Posted: February 11, 2008

Knowing What’s !important

As it stands, an author’s style sheet declarations will have precedence over any styles defined within a user’s style sheet. To level the playing field, we find !important. Adding this keyword combination after any declaration in your style sheet (as a user) will give your style the power to overcome what has been defined by […]

Posted: June 26, 2006

A More Obscure Render Bug

From time to time I will come across as cross-rendering issue that takes me by surprise. I’ll spend a fair amount of time trying to solve the problem using semantic code and valid CSS to try and support the particular browser (read: Internet Explorer) and get nowhere. It is at that point I’ll ask colleagues […]

Posted: May 22, 2006