Yes, it’s another post about Microsoft and its poor implementation of
Internet Explorer. This time it’s version 8 and its rendering of lists,
and in specific, links within list items. Most humorously, Microsoft’s
own documentation (separate issue; about rounded corners) gave me a
laugh when it said:
“Microsoft is committed to providing a browser that
accurately supports Web standards.”
Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve given up waiting for the day that IE actually
supports anything correctly.
So, the issue I found was that with a <ul> with a number of <li>
tags inside wouldn …
Microsoft and IE are insane. Yes, we all knew this, but
here’s the proof:
IE won't accept more than 30 style sheets to be loaded via <style> tags within a single page.
Insanity? Yes. It’s made even worse by the fact they openly admit this
lunacy! See the relevant support article from MS as proof.
Good gosh. I can just imagine the staff (managers, probably) from
Microsoft thinking “30 style sheets? Who needs more than 30 style
sheets? Just kill off anything after that and those sites that use that
many can BURN.”
It’s something I was looking for a while back but didn’t have so much
luck to stumble onto something so useful. Previously, I was looking for
something that would fix up some HTML to XHTML and whilst I’m sure
something was out there, the problem was I needed something that would …
So, you’ve got a website that you’ve made and you’ve used a Flash movie
on it. Okay, no worries. Now, what if you tried to add a
(non-form-element) drop-down menu or some AJAX-ed content into the site,
and found the Flash movie actually acted as an overlay?
This problem doesn’t seem consistent. Different OSs, browsers, and
Flash versions don’t indicate consistency - that’s what I’ve seen
anyway. Nevertheless, the problem persists for some users and it’s
The fix? Make your Flash code look similar to this: