Microsoft Details Edge Site Compatibility Improvements

By | June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments


Microsoft Details Edge Site Compatibility ImprovementsIf you are a web developer, then dealing with multiple web browsers and rendering engines is something that you have been accustomed to. However, sometimes supporting legacy web browser versions might not only slow down your site but also impact other user’s experience (assuming you decide not to implement something because it does not work on the older versions of IE).

In any case, today Microsoft has shared more details about the different implementations that Edge utilizes to render everything properly.

In one example it was shown how using an incorrect charset or malformed refresh equiv (assuming it was a mistake by the developer) will ruin the web site, at least in some way.

The solution? Correct the mistakes and treat them as valid implementations, therefore, instead of rendering page like this:

Microsoft Details Edge Site Compatibility Improvements

Display it like this:

Microsoft Details Edge Site Compatibility Improvements

Or changing the overall browser behaviour (when it comes to downloading font resources) so Edge acts like WebKit and resulting in this:

Microsoft Details Edge Site Compatibility Improvements

There are also few more examples that you should check in the source below.

[Via: Microsoft]


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