A different approach to using conditional comments to add class names for targeting CSS at different versions of Internet Explorer.
Images that have a CSS max-width, a width attribute in the HTML, and are children of a floated element that has no explicit width set may be invisible in IE8.
It used to be possible to apply any CSS to visited links. This has privacy issues, so most browsers have implemented styling restrictions and only allow colours to be changed.
Microsoft is removing support for conditional comments in IE10. I don't think they will be missed.
Tips for installing and running the iOS Simulator and the Android Emulator for testing your web sites on mobile devices without buying lots of hardware.
The contents of the title attribute in HTML is difficult or impossible to access in current browser implementations if you do not use a mouse.
Microsoft is trying to convince people to upgrade from IE6 through a website called The Internet Explorer 6 Countdown.
As of October 2010, Internet Explorer (all versions combined) is only the third most used browser on 456bereastreet.com, used by 16.3 % of visitors.
Internet Explorer 9 (in beta at the time of this writing), still does not let the user resize text whose size has been specified in pixels.
Using a developer tool like Firebug, Web Inspector or Dragonfly to view an HTML documents DOM is not the same as viewing source.
I've spent some time trying to find Safari extensions that match the useful add-ons I have installed in Firefox. Here are my lists of what I have found and what I am still missing.
In April 2010, Internet Explorer's worldwide market share dropped below 60 percent according to Net Applications. On this site, IE has less than 20 percent.
Improved inspection of CSS, HTML, and DOM, following redirects in the Resources panel, and getting tips for improving performance in the Timeline and Audits panels are some new features.
Very few web browsers allow users to step through the headings on a page. This functionality would benefit keyboard users, so I would like to see more browsers implement it.
A platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 is now available for download. News include better performance and improved support for HTML5, CSS3, DOM, SVG, and XHTML.
When an image is missing or images are disabled, web browsers should completely replace the image with its alt text.
The Senior Program Manager of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Team has announced that Microsoft has joined the W3C's Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Working Group.
Vlad Alexander argues that web browsers should display error messages for corrupt HTML 5 and invites Ian Hickson to debate on this topic.
Need to find out which browsers (and versions) handle a particle web technology? Don't have time to keep track of it by yourself. Don't worry. Help is available.
Safari and most other WebKit-based browsers do not show alt text for missing or broken images unless it fits on a single line within the image's allocated width.
News on what we can expect from the next version of Internet Explorer: highlights include improved performance, CSS 3 selectors, and better text rendering.
The web developer tool for Safari and other WebKit-based browsers has just received a number of improved and new features worth checking out.
Internet Explorer 8, unlike previous versions, behaves like other browsers and does not display alt text in a tooltip when you hover the cursor over an image.
A guide to enabling keyboard navigation, which most Mac OS X web browsers support but have disabled by default.
If someone tells you that they see a strange sideways jump when they move between certain pages on your site, chances are that it's caused by their browser's vertical scrollbar.
Apple recently released a public beta of Safari 4. Among the news is support for WAI-ARIA, but I can't figure out how to make it work.
It is time to worry less about non-critical bugs in Internet Explorer 6, and eventually we will be able to treat it like we treat Netscape 4.
How to use Terminal.app to tell Safari to open links that normally open in a new window to open in a new tab instead.
The latest update to the Webkit Web Inspector is very impressive and makes WebKit (and Safari, once it includes the new version of the Web Inspector) a viable web development browser.
A few very useful Firefox extensions/add-ons that I only recently discovered: ColorZilla, Firefox Accessibility Extension, Screengrab!, and WAVE Toolbar.
My impressions after trying out Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for a couple of days.
Version targeting as it has been presented is an incredibly bad idea to force upon the minority of people in the web industry who have a clue.
The next version of Internet Explorer will be called IE 8, and passed the Acid2 test, meaning it has support for much wanted CSS features.
Browser sniffing and deliberately preventing people using a so-called unsupported browser from entering a site is a thing from the past that we do not need these days.
A rundown of the Mac OS X Web browsers that occupy space on my hard drive in late 2007.
A Firefox extension that remembers your text zoom level per site. Anyone know of a Safari alternative?
Recent nightly builds of WebKit have a brand new Web Inspector that is much improved over the previous version, and is available for both Mac and Windows.
My impressions of the first Safari 3 beta after using it for a couple of days, on both Mac OS X and Windows XP.
Apple's web browser Safari is now officially available for Windows as well as for Mac OS X.
My ten most wanted bug fixes or new features in whatever becomes the next version of Internet Explorer.
How to fix the list item whitespace bug in both Internet Explorer 6 and 7.
Older versions of Mozilla and Firefox for Mac OS X have a bug that sometimes makes them miscalculate line-height when no unit is used.
Apple's WebKit team are proposing methods for providing people who use high DPI screens with more detailed images.
Being able to browse the web with a Nokia 6680 3G phone is very convenient and really makes you appreciate accessible websites that are based on web standards.
Internet Explorer and Safari have similar problems with in-page keyboard navigation.
Is the improved web standards support in Internet Explorer 7 a good thing only, or will it put the future health of the web at risk by tempting developers to use more proprietary features?
A breakdown of problems and missing features in the current versions of the Safari web browser.
Most wanted features in version 7 of Microsoft Internet Explorer.