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IE8, an abbreviation of (Windows) Internet Explorer 8, is a web browser released by Microsoft in March 2009.

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Is compatibility mode in IE enough for verification?

I wish to verify that my web site looks ok on different versions of Internet Explorer. Do you consider it to be enough to install latest version of IE and use it in compatibility mode when verifying ...
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When updating to HTML5, will adding <!doctype html>, <article>, and microdata result in rendering problems in older browsers?

When updating our website from XHTML to HTML5, will changing the following things result in rendering problems for our site in older browsers like Internet Explorer 8: Specify <!doctype html>. ...
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Can changing websites from XHTML 1.0 to HTML5 affect rendering in older browsers like Internet Explorer 8?

We are considering the pros and cons of switching from XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML5 for our website (for instance, to enhance our SERP positions by using microdata and new specific HTML5 tags for ...
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Internet Explorer 8, content negotiation and missing file extension

I'm using Apache to serve a webpage that contain some images. I have imags in both SVG and PNG format, and use content negotiation to serve the format that a client understands. As a result, the files ...
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CSS framework that support Internet Explorer 6, 8 out of the box

I am developing a new web application that must support Internet Explorer 6 and 8 (it's a strict requirements). I planned to use a CSS framework (like Twitter Bootstrap). However, it did not support ...
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Referrer Strings

I'm not exactly sure how to ask this, but here I go. I work for a company that provides IT services. Our main costumer has a website developed by WebCompany.com, and I act as a maintainer/middle-man ...
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Chrome Frame's notranslate does not work

I have <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1"> and <meta name="google" value="notranslate"> but tries to translate the page.
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CSS style is gone on the homepage in IE8

I wondered if it's because the homepage's size is big? I only see my stylesheet working on pages other than the homepage. Any ideas?
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How to force a web browser to interpret other file extension (but contains plain text) as a text file?

I'm currently engaged with a web based application that needs to show text files via directory listing in the web server (Tomcat). The text file has an extension of .inp and .trg, it seems that IE8 is ...
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Domain forwarding to a IE “trusted site” opens a blank page

My employer, a University, regularly hosts conferences and other events. While websites for these sites are hosted on our domain, they frequently request customized .com urls. We then forward these ...
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Switching off IE8 Compatibility View

I have a site which works fine when accessed from a remote web server. It runs (on IE8, which is what my organisation uses) with: Browser mode: Internet Explorer 8 Document mode: Internet Explorer 8 ...
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CSS not loading when site is viewed via Windows VPN

Internal site has recently been redesigned, but IE8 does not seem to be loading the new css rules only when viewed via VPN. I really have no clue what to look for. I can't reproduce the problem, but ...
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ie8 weirdness: Link jumps to top of the page on mouse over: What's going on?

So the fourth link in the right column (Board of Trustees Meeting Link) of the website I'm working is exhibiting some REALLY weird behavior. But only in IE8. When you mouse over it the page scrolls to ...