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Posted on 2011-03-16
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Hi,
I have a problem with compatibility mode on IE8:
When watching without CM I see everything ok as in FF and chrome, but when I power the CM The site gets very ugly. Please see http://new.whizbase.com
An advice would help please.
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I am afraid couldn't understand you. Is there any tag that can force not users to use IE8 without compatibility mode?
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How can I do that on clients browsers?
There must be some other way?
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cpanel is trolling and will soon be deleted, please ignore him.

I'm afraid there is no tag that prevents CM, only a tag to enforce it. Please try the site in a real IE7 and/or IE6 browser to see if the problem persists (I can't do that on this computer due to company restrictions, sorry). If the page views fine there, I actually wouldn't worry about it.

To troubleshoot, start with checking your "IF IE"-like values in the <head> and any IE only-values in your stylesheet. These are often neglected when further modifying the markup after their initial implementation.

I will be able to assist further if needed later today.
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Thank you very much, I checked it on IE7 nad IE6 and it seems I have some problems, I will use IF statements in my code. That will limit down the browsers showing false design.
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