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Hey all, being this is my first attempt at a css website i'm interested in knowing what browsers you guys test your sites in? At the moment i have only really tested mine in a couple of windows based browsers (ie FF, IE, Opera). I also want to know how you guys test cross platform browsers if you only have a windows machine.

Thanks in Advance.

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Um, no link. For checking

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Heres the link

Heres the link http://homepages.slingshot.co.nz/~chalknuts/index.html. It's still a work in progress, only done a few pages completely. I guess it's better to find the errors now than later on.
I was just concerned with which browsers i should make it work in. ie with IE7 now being out should i worry about IE5?

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Sort of depends on how

Sort of depends on how serious you are.

At a minimum you should check all modern browsers Windows platform, that is designed in Firefox for compliance, checked to work for IE6 & 7, IE5 is prety much dead and unless requested that it works for this browser I wouldn't bother too much.

There are fair number of people using Macs not everyone is that keen on MS Windows so you should consider them so probably ensure that it works in Safari (the default installed browser, as of which OS version not sure) and also Camino (mozilla rendering engine) as for IEMac it's pretty much dead and gone but some may be stuck with it.

Linux ? will possibly be the smallest user base but do you want to alienate them? if not check in Konqueror at a minimum.

Tyssen posted a link that helps with this checking or just fall back on us to run checks (within reason) for you.

At the end of the day be wise in your approach there is far too much silliness amongst developers attempting to support every single browser version ever released, that's not big nor is it clever.

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IE versions

chalknuts wrote:
I was just concerned with which browsers i should make it work in. ie with IE7 now being out should i worry about IE5?

IE5/Win? If you want. IE5/Mac? No, it's dead Laughing out loud

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Sorry for the late reply,

Sorry for the late reply, been away from the computer for a week.
Thanks for the reply's and guidance. I'm not to serious on supporting all the browsers, just the main ones and this has helped me out. Once I have more content and the website more functional i'll be back to get a check in the browsers i can't check it in.

Once again thanks alot.

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You're welcome

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So I'm back =). I finally

So I'm back =). I finally feel that my website is almost complete. I have checked it with some browser capture websites but would like someone here if they can to give it a quick view for me on the link supplied above.

I'm pretty confident that it works in the later browsers on windows, I'm more worried about Mac users. If someone could give it a quick once over in either Safari or Camino (browsers Hugo suggested) on the Mac for me, that would be great. In particular the two forms and contact us page I feel will be the big test on the Mac browsers.

Thanks in advance. (fingers crossed it looks ok)

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A few minor points

IE6, IE7 and FF1.5 cover just about 95% of the web user base and true cross browser compatability is still utopia. Check http://browsershots.org if you need a glance of what your site would look like in different browsers.

Hope this helps