6 votes

Can I omit the domain name for href in the HTML base tag?

No. The href must point to an absolute URI. Relative is not allowed on a base element. This attribute specifies an absolute URI that acts as the base URI for resolving relative URIs. The HTML5 ...
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5 votes
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In 2020, are browserconfig.xml and ieconfig.xml now effectively deprecated?

2021 here, Concerning deprecation As long as there are people using agents that support this (i.e. mainly IE11), Browser configuration will remain semi-relevant, or at least usable. Microsoft ...
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In 2020, are browserconfig.xml and ieconfig.xml now effectively deprecated?

It's been a month since I asked this, so I thought I'd rummage around the internet some more and see what I could come up with. browserconfig.xml According to this Microsoft Page: Browser ...
3 votes

Internet Explorer take very long time to answer with 80MB response

I suggest you don't put 20.000 rows of data on the screen. My very basic workstation will crash because of the amount of data, regardless of the browser. 80MB is a lot, especially if it's html! ...
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3 votes

How can I test my site in IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft provides, freely and without registration, virtual machines for: IE8 on Win7 IE9 on Win7 IE10 on Win7 IE11 on Win7 IE11 on Win81 Edge on Win10 For the following platform: VirtualBox ...
2 votes

Does Spartan/Edge from Windows 10 use the same rendering engine with IE11?

ZDNet posted on 29th December that Spartan is still going to use Microsoft's Chakra JavaScript engine and Microsoft's Trident rendering engine (not WebKit or gecko), Sources say. Source : http://...
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2 votes

Should we turn people away from internet explorer?

I suggest you don't drive them away as they are potential customers/followers/visitors. Placing warnings and headers about old browsers isn't gonna change much other than changing the feeling people ...
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2 votes
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Web safe area (optimal resolution) for web app design?

The average user may be on anything from a small cellphone to a 4k television. You should therefore design your website to run on any size screen, intelligently. Usually this is referred to as '...
  • 259
1 vote

URL fragments (hash) append to page title automatically

Yes, it's possible to overwrite the page title. You just need to write a JS function to parse the title string (eg. split by #) and then to return that value into the "title" field in GTM:
  • 2,533
1 vote
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htaccess ErrorDocument 404 not working

the standard browser [MS Edge] 404 message appears. It would seem you are seeing Internet Explorer / Microsoft's "Friendly HTTP Error Message". This is a feature that is enabled by default in IE (and ...
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1 vote

htaccess ErrorDocument 404 not working

WordPress has own 404 page. It is usually placed in /wp-content/themes/your-active-theme/404.php. The content of 404.php should be at least: <?php get_header(); ?> <h2>Error 404 - Page ...
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1 vote

My website hosts various m4a files but they do not play in Internet Explorer

The problem would seem to be that you are specifying an unsupported/invalid mime-type in the type attribute. (See IE audio object - Scroll down for the supported mime-types.) If this is AAC in an MP4 ...
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1 vote

My website hosts various m4a files but they do not play in Internet Explorer

Fixed the issue by using the following HTML5 markup: <audio src="music.m4a" controls></audio>
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1 vote

Does Spartan/Edge from Windows 10 use the same rendering engine with IE11?

When I first read about this, it seemed to me, too, that Microsoft might actually be getting their act together and producing a responsible browser but didn't understand how they could use the same ...
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1 vote

IE11 insecure content warning show even there are all https request

Security warnings usually happen if one of your pages has linked resources through insecure protocol. It's called "mixed content". Use some tools like https://www.jitbit.com/sslcheck/ for crawling ...
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1 vote

Getting 406 on IE after Google redirects my site

It looks like a possible cause can be you have two conflicting MIME types. Here is a solution provided by Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/942050
1 vote

Web page stopped working correctly (with a publisher error). What might be wrong?

This happens if Internet Explorer is not configured to let you install unverified software. A quick and dirty fix for the problem is to open up the internet options window and select custom level for ...
1 vote
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Why does my .htaccess work for all browsers but Internet Explorer?

In the section marked: # BEGIN GD-SSL You can safely delete the line: RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^(.+)$ This is causing your problem though for the life of me I cannot figure out why this line ...
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Why does my .htaccess work for all browsers but Internet Explorer?

Try checking if the port being requested is 80 instead of 443. If 80, redirect to HTTPS. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 ...
1 vote

Can Internet Explorer use the AES crytographic algorithm for HTTPS?

AES is supported in Schannel (the crypto library used by IE) in Windows Vista/2008 and later. It is not supported in XP/2003 (which, by the time you read this, nobody anywhere should be using, ...
1 vote

Can Internet Explorer use the AES crytographic algorithm for HTTPS?

Qualys® SSL Labs offer an SSL client testsuite which also shows all the ciphersuites a connecting user agent supports. I don’t have “standard” MS Internet Explorer systems handy, but I know it ...
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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

It doesn't cause problems with obtaining analytics from users of IE, you'll get clear analytics. iframes are causing problems for Internet Explorer users in general, but google tag manager is not ...
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Google Tag Manager Uses iframe, is this problematic for IE?

As you stated in your comment: The iframe that Google Tag Manager uses is not used all the time. It is just used as fallback.
1 vote

Opening PDF files in Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer Caches the file and it doesnt delete it in the normal Delete Browsing History. You have to go to the Browser History Settings -> View Files locate the file and delete it manually. ...
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What's the difference between desktop and mobile IE

According to this article: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2015/05/testing-for-windows-phone/ As Microsoft acknowledged in the past, the version of Internet Explorer found on mobile devices is ...

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