Webpage made from template looking different on IE compared to Firefox/Chrome

Hi Experts, I made a landing page from a template I obtained online. You can see my page here:


It looks great on Firefox and Chrome but has some visual differences, particularly the subscription form,  when viewed in Internet Explorer... at least on my older version of IE 8/Win XP (maybe it would be perfect in later versions of IE ?). Would anyone have any suggestions?


P.S: My exact version of IE is 8.0.6001.18702. I viewed this on two computers - both running XP and the same version of IE... looks the same on both.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
IE8 does not do the rounded corners so that part will never be the same.  I'm sure there are several other things that it won't do.  And although the 'shim' adds some basic support for HTML5 keywords, IE8 doesn't support HTML5.
shawn857Author Commented:
Thanks Dave... is IE8 sufficiently old and decrepit that not many people use it anymore? If so, I can live with that.

Also, what is the "shim"?

Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
This line:
<!--[if lt IE 9]><script src="http://html5shiv.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/html5.js"></script><![endif]-->

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According to this page http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_explorer.asp , IE8 usage has fallen below 1%.

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shawn857Author Commented:
OK... yes I already have that line of code in my landingpage.... so I guess that's the best I can do eh?

1% of users... I can live with that.

Thomas Zucker-ScharffSolution GuideCommented:
For testing you can use opera with agent switcher.
shawn857Author Commented:
Dave, does my page look okay in versions of IE > 8 ? Can you check please?

Thomas, what does Agent Switcher do?

Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
As it happens, I just installed IE11 on a Win 7 computer and your page looks essentially the same on IE11 as on Firefox.  It has the rounded corners and colors.
shawn857Author Commented:
Great, thank you Dave.

Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You're welcome.
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