Making a website compatible with the main browsers is any UI developer’s nightmare. Specially with the weird behaviors if IE. Now to add to that pain IE 6, 7 and 8 all act differently. So, if you are an UI developer, here’s a little trick to make your life a bit happier. If have succeeded in making the website work in IE7, you can make it work in IE 8 too.
There’s a trick by which you can ask IE 8 to use the IE 7 render engine. And hence IE 8 will behave just like IE 7 🙂
In the head section of the HTML, just after “head” and before any other tag add
<meta http-equiv=”X-UA-Compatible” content=”IE=EmulateIE7″ />
This will ask IE 8 to emulate IE 7. NJoy 🙂