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IE 8 Compatibility View and Meta Tag



9:43 am on Nov 12, 2011 (gmt 0)

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As I understand by default, all internet sites display in IE8 Standards Mode (Compatibility View off) while all intranet sites display in IE7 Standards Mode (Compatibility View on).

If I set META TAG as

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EmulateIE8" />

it will work IE without checkbox and it will be Compatibility View off.

Is this correct solution or there is better solution than this?

We have current version at URL:

IE v9-7.

So, issue is v7 or IE9 has the same setting as v8 (Compatibility View off)?


1:00 am on Nov 18, 2011 (gmt 0)

5+ Year Member

Why not get it to work in any version of IE without conditional comments or other hacks?

IE10 will not support conditional comments when it comes out.

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