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IE8 Compatibility

Postby ambila » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:55 pm

Hi

I hope this is the right forum to post this. I've just developed my own website by using a free template that i downloaded. The website view fine on firefox but on IE8, the coding

<!--[endif]--><!--[if !ppt]--><!--[endif]-->

displays in between the paragraphs. I downloaded the IE8 plugin from the Joomla extensions website and tried to install it via Extensions>install/uninstall. I keep getting the error message

Error! Could not find an XML setup file in the package.

Can someone please help with this solution of know of a fix.

Thank you
Ambila

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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby herb200mph » Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:00 pm

What was the free template? Is/was it Joomla 1.6 native compatible?

IE8 is a nasty brat that should be put into an orphanage then euthanized! Why Microsoft keeps unleasing such monsters on the world - like IE9beta.

Microsoft content tends to carry with it alot of hidden code that goes visible at the wrong times, which is why JCE Editor has a [W] option for inputting MSWord text. Hope JCE goes Joomla 1.6 native quickly.

Tell us more about the template w/o the XML setup file please.
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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby ambila » Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:00 pm

Hi

Thanks for your response back. I'm not too technical with web design. Had to learn to do just my own website. The template is called 1_time. I downloaded from a website that i don't remember.

You can have a look at the website www.amomentevents.co.uk to get an idea of what it looks like.

The programmer did create css file for ie7 & ie6. What else do you need to know about the template?

thanks

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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby herb200mph » Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:29 pm

Does the footer on the template say it is a 1.5 template?

There seems to be alot of line-by-line coding if you look at the css.

I don't think this is a 1.6 compatible template per se.
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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby herb200mph » Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:30 pm

Does the footer on the template say it is a 1.5 template?

There seems to be alot of line-by-line coding if you look at the css.

I don't think this is a 1.6 compatible template per se.
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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby herb200mph » Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:32 pm

Actually, this looks like an Artisteer generated template that has had the "art-" prefixes removed from the CSS tags in the template.
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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby ambila » Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:17 pm

Hi

the template is a joomla 1.5/ I downloaded from this link.

http://www.joomlaxtreme.com/free-joomla ... earch.html

search term is clock - only one template is displayed.

I assumed that because the coding has a css file for 1e6 & 1e7, that that was what os making it compatible.

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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby herb200mph » Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:42 pm

The IE6 and IE7 files are for backward compatibility. You may need one for IE8, depending, but the template is written for Joomla 1.5 and not 1.6 as I suspected.

Ask the folks at JoomlaXtreme for support for their template for use for 1.6 compatibility.
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Re: IE8 Compatibility

Postby ambila » Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:44 pm

Thanks for your help. I'll do that now.

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Re: IE8 Compatibility - Still not working

Postby ambila » Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:54 pm

Still hasn't worked. I had no luck with posting on the Joomla Xtreme forum.

Can anyone else help?


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