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Proxima Nova TypeKit Font Showing Italic in IE6 – IE8

December 16th, 2013 - Posted by Steve Marks to (X)HTML / CSS, Web Development.
We’ve been using Adobe TypeKit fonts on a few sites recently to enhance the look and feel of the design. As one of these sites neared completion we performed the standard cross-browser testing, and found that one of the fonts we’d used, Proxima Nova, wasn’t appearing quit...
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How I Got jQuery Flot Graphs To Work in IE8

November 19th, 2013 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
I’ve been working on a project recently that required a whole load of graphs and charts be displayed; From pie charts, to horizontal bar charts. To accomplish the job I put my faith in the trusty jQuery Flot library. I’ve used the Flot plugin in the past for simpler graphs but ...
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MapQuest API Map Not Showing in Bootstrap Site on Firefox or IE

June 11th, 2013 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
In normal circumstances, when faced with the challenge to implement a map into a website or application, I wouldn’t think twice about using the trusty Google Maps API. Today was different however. Due to certain aspects of the Google Maps API terms and conditions I needed to look els...

Resolving JavaScript ‘Expected identifier’ Error in IE7 and IE8

January 16th, 2013 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
Whilst working with a JavaScript object earlier today I found myself coming up against an error in the JavaScript console that read as follows: SCRIPT1010: Expected identifier The error was only present in Internet Explorer 7 and 8, was a little unhelpful to say the least, and was showing ...

Overcome min-width and max-width CSS on Table Not Working in IE7

February 28th, 2012 - Posted by Steve Marks to (X)HTML / CSS, Web Development.
Whilst trying to make a screen look better across all resolutions recently, I came across a problem with IE7 when making the page cross-browser compatible. I was trying to add the CSS attribute ‘max-width’ on a table so that it would stop expanding across the entire screen on l...

How to Fix IE8 Error “Unable to download X.php from yoursite.com”

February 9th, 2012 - Posted by Steve Marks to PHP, Web Development.
Rarely do I hear the words “Internet Explorer” and “Error” mentioned in the same sentence. Alright… maybe that’s a bit of a lie. Unfortunately however, few us can control what browsers our users are using so we have to try and cater for all instances. Th...

Removing Mysterious Blank Space from Above a Table in IE7

October 11th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Marks to (X)HTML / CSS, Web Development.
I know, I know… HTML tables are old school, out of date and uncool. Regardless of this fact however they will always be used on some sites and admittedly, I even use them myself in certain circumstances. I came across an issue recently however when cross-browser testing a page where ...