Arun Stephens

IE compatibility (again!)

I have just installed the Tiger administration plugin for WordPress. It’s quite nice. But the one thing that annoys me about it is that it doesn’t support Internet Explorer. If you have IE, it will revert to the old ugly admin style. Lack of IE support is very common in the open source arena. The usual excuse is that IE should be standards compliant and if it was then developers wouldn’t need to spend extra time making sure their sites work with it. Read more →

IE compatability issues with WordPress

There are a few problems with WordPress when working with IE. They’re kind of annoying, so I will look at fixing them when I can be bothered. One I noticed today occurred when I wanted to create a link using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K after selecting text: It looks like it fails at this point (starting at line 28 of link.js): // WordPress – next 3 lines document.forms[0].href.value = tinyMCE.getWindowArg(‘href’) || ‘http://'; document. Read more →