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August 29, 2011

IE9 compatibility (IE9 fails on my website, or vice versa)

Recently I was informed that an older .Net--based website I still handle the technicals for was failing to render properly within Internet Explorer 9.  This surprised me because (a) IE9 is regularly touted as being the version of Internet Explorer that's closer than ever to published standards, and (b) the website in question rendered perfectly in the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome as well as in IE7 and IE8 (I've already put IE6 to bed with regards to compatibility testing).  My solution ended up being a simple one line addition...