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Opened 2 months ago

Closed 2 months ago

#48743 closed feature request (reported-upstream)

Consider adding a notice do discourage IE11 usage

Reported by: youknowriad Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Site Health Keywords:
Focuses: javascript, css Cc:
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For PHP upgrades, nudging users to update their PHP version proved to be successful.

Maintainability cost of IE11 (In terms of time, bundle size and a lot more) is very high and IE11 is approaching the 1% threshold in its usage worldwide https://caniuse.com/usage-table

I think we should consider adding a notice to discourage its usage.

Change History (3)

#1 @johnbillion
2 months ago

This sounds like it should be a meta ticket to add a message to Browse Happy that shows up to IE11 users. See wp_dashboard_browser_nag().

#2 @youknowriad
2 months ago

@johnbillion I created this https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4863 should we close this one?

#3 @SergeyBiryukov
2 months ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to reported-upstream
  • Status changed from new to closed
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