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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...
Flot Blank in Internet Explorer 8

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 ...

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”

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 ...