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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#19284 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Twenty Eleven broken on IE8

Reported by: solarissmoke Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.3
Component: Themes Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I hope I haven't missed an existing ticket, because this seems pretty serious.

Try visiting a site running Twenty Eleven (trunk) using IE8 (or even http://twentyelevendemo.wordpress.com/). IE8 doesn't know how to handle all those HTML5 tags (header/footer/nav etc). It just ignores them, and whatever content is inside them is rendered outside the tag, which warps all the styling. Stuff overflows all over the place. The entire footer is not visible at all.

As much as I'd like to ditch IE8, there are a whole lot of people out there who use it.

Change History (2)

#1 @solarissmoke
10 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Severity changed from major to normal
  • Status changed from new to closed

Sorry, it was my mistake. I was using IE9 in IE8 mode, and it seems that that doesn't trigger the conditional tags for IE8, so the HTML5 Javascript isn't loaded and everything is warped.

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
10 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
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