Site check Major blow out in IE6 and 7
Sent by Gunlaug_Sørtun on 8 August 2007 23:11
Terri Chicko wrote:
> Hi Friends I'm ready to pull my hair out. My new site works great in
> FF and mac programs, but it's really on the fritz with IE 7 and 6
Before you start pulling your hair out, I'd advise a revision of the
source-code. It's too messy at the moment to bother to debug for
cross-browser reliable rendering...
The stylesheet is also in need of some clean-up it seems...
> It is mostly the table that is giving me headaches. I need to use a
> table in this site. So... any help would be appreciated.
I don't know whether you need to use a table, or not, for that line-up,
but once you have fixed the source-code and CSS a bit, you can worry
about how to use clear on the table without clearing the sidebar and
having to compensate for that.
It's a case for 'hasLayout' triggers and 'block formatting'.
Simplified styling is even more important, as many of the
properties/values, and elements, you have used serve no purpose other
than to complicate things without making much of an impression on any
It may turn out somewhat like this...
....once you have finished the clean-up.
The test-case I've provided is what I got when I let my Tidy (with my
own settings) have a go at it, and Tidy just cleaned out enough to make
it work and become somewhat valid, and changed the doctype to reflect
what was left. That's not enough.
> Also, doesn't IE 6 see PNGs?
Not without its proprietary filters.
(I didn't bother with those for a test-case like this, so pardon my
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