View Full Version : Designing for IE, Opera, Firefox etc

02-18-2010, 12:49 PM
My website designs are not always compatable for all browsers.

How on earth are we to design a site for all browsers ? I can open the company website in IE just fine but others look wrong. I am using DW SC3 and the sites are :

www.crmanagement.co.uk (http://www.crmanagement.co.uk)

www.sub-consult.co.uk (http://www.sub-consult.co.uk)

This must be a general problem for us all . I suspect others have posted about his but I only found one

02-18-2010, 12:55 PM
All you can do is try and stick closely to web standards, use CSS and div tags for layout and try and learn how each browser reacts to stuff. It just takes time I'm afraid. Sites like; http://www.quirksmode.org/ help a bit.

02-18-2010, 12:59 PM
there are tons of reasons why websites render differently in the browsers.

A big step towards cross-browser compatibility is quite simple. Dis the table layouts and use divs & CSS. Anothere one to start every website is use a global CSS reset in your stylesheet. If you do it like this then you're already sooooo close to crossbrowser compatibility. A few things here and there... use conditional comments for style specific IE.... and you're there.

02-18-2010, 01:47 PM
well I am happy there is a way round this problem, I just have to learn more as to how to do it all. I am worried I have to rebuild the sites. I will do some research and try to learn about this. thanks guys