css not getting applied in IE 8.0

Posted on 2011-10-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
My website URL is
The css styles are getting applied on IE 9.0, firefox, chrome but not on IE 8.0. My css are linked in headers like this
<link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" media="all" href="CSS/styles.css" />
<link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" media="all" href="CSS/ac.css" />

I have attached a screenshot how my home page looks in IE 8.0. Any ideas why and how can we fix it?

thanks My home page in IE 8.0
Question by:mmalik15
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    You appear to be using a HTML 5 <header> tag in a XHTML 1.0 document.

    A quick search revealed the below link:
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    by:David S.
    To add to what Rouneh10 said, IE versions before 9 and Firefox versions before 3 need some help to be able to recognize HTML5 elements (and the styles applied to them).

    Author Comment

    thanks for the comments  has helped to some extent but still couple of controls e.g. ("ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_RadButton2_input) on the page are not rendering properly. Any ideas about them?

    Author Comment

    you can view the page with compatibility view on on IE or please see the attached image IE 8 version of home page IE 8 version of home page
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    You might want to consider using a reset stylesheet to reduce differences in rendering elements for different browsers.

    See the below link for more information:

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