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Posted on 2011-02-25
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Hello,
I  put facebook and twitter icons in the head of a website, they appear okay in: firefox, safari, chrome, but NOT IE 8.
here is site..http://test.sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/

here is code for area in question-
      <div id="header">
      
            <div id="navigation">
                  <script type="text/javascript" src="/common/menu/apy_menu_main.js.cfm">
                  </script>
          <div id="connect">  
          <img src="globalimages/facebook-logo-square.gif" width="" height="" />
          <img src="globalimages/twitter.gif" width="" height="" />
          </div>
      </div>

HELP.
THANKS
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Question by:lisakilgore
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by:Curtiss
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i see them in my ie8... bottom right hand corner next to the phone number and listserv?
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Replace it with:
<div id="header">
     
            <div id="navigation">
                  <script type="text/javascript" src="/common/menu/apy_menu_main.js.cfm">
                  </script>
          <div id="connect">  
          <img src="globalimages/facebook-logo-square.gif" width="25" height="25" />
          <img src="globalimages/twitter.gif" width="25" height="25" />
          </div>
      </div>

Because IE8 by default makes them 1x1
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by:jmnf
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when using xhtml doctype be sure to close your img tags with a forward slash like SSupreme did.
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by:lisakilgore
ID: 34984306
THANK YOU!!!!!
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by:Dave Baldwin
ID: 34984347
Just so you'll know, when you put [ width="" height="" ], IE converts that to [ width="0" height="0" ].  You can see it in IE Developer Tools.  And 0 means no image cause there's no pixels.
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Actually, empty value by default equal to "1" in IE8, in other browsers by default equal to native dimension of image.
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