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Hi Guys

I have built a couple of sites for a client and it turns out we are having issues with it displaying properly in older versions of Internet Explorer.

Can anyone explain to me what I need to do to make certain thing like radius and shadows compatible with older versions of IE

Or point me to a good article which explains it.

the sites are

Thanks Guys

Answers (4)


Daniel Yoen answers:

try to declare IE coding

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9" />

hope this help :-)


Ali Hussain answers:

This is due to the browsers being old.

You have a few options

1) You will need to write a separate css for the ie browser fixing the issues
2) Use HTML5Shiv
3) For border-radius you will need to use

All css fixes


Andrew Wong answers:

Try to add these few lines on the header:

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EDGE" />
<!--[if lt IE 7]><script src=""></script><![endif]-->
<!--[if lt IE 8]><script src=""></script><![endif]-->
<!--[if lt IE 9]><script src=""></script><![endif]-->

That should help you go through some old IE.


MDan answers:

Hi Steve,

Here's a few resources to get you started: - A good method using SVG.

You could of course use <em>polyfills</em> along with Modernizr. Here's a good list of resources:

Also, as Daniel said before, don't forget to declare your IE coding is IE9.
In fact, all already stated solutions are also valid, especially CSS3 Pie: