Those Cross-Browser Blues: How To Develop Web Sites For Both Internet Explorer And Firefox
If you're trying to develop sites that will be compatible with IE, Firefox, and Opera, watch out -- there are still a lot of speed bumps out there. We examine six of them and let you in on some solutions.
Three basic solutions present themselves here:
B. Use browser detection and browser-specific code. This approach requires that you maintain at least two separate branches of code (IE vs. everything else, essentially), so it's that much more work. One way to implement these kinds of changes in CSS itself without using browser-detection per se is to use conditional style sheets, which apply patches to CSS styles that work for IE but not FF (or vice versa).
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