Time to switch to Internet Explorer 7

by Brett on October 23, 2006

If your a web developer and you haven’t yet switched to internet explorer 7 (ie7) then now might be a good time. Microsoft has announced that they plan on distributing ie7 via automatic update by November 1st.

Since many computers are set to automatically update. It might be a good idea to start checking sites in ie7. So you can be prepared for sites that ie7 might break.

As people start transitioning to ie7 you may still want to test sites in ie6. This can be done by installing ie6 as a standalone application. The ie6 standalone version can be found here.

Below are a few css items that should not be used to hide the css from ie:

If you want to target IE or bypass IE, you can use conditional comments.

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