body background not displaying in ie7?

hey im having a bit of trouble, in firefox the background displays fine.But for some reason in ie7 it doesnt!! my wrapper background displays fine its just the page background...iv heard about these hacks you have to use in your code for some browsers and im having trouble getting my head around it ...anyone know a good website that explains all that??? iv been learning webdevelopment in my own time after work and at weekends there is so much to learn!! just when you think your starting to get a hang of it theres something else you dont understand!!

IE 6 stylesheet not being applied

for this site ( i have code below positioned in the header.php file for an IE6 CSS hack but for some reason it doesnt seem its being applied.

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="<?php bloginfo('stylesheet_url'); ?>" />
<!--[if IE 6]>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" media="screen" />

the code within the ie6_style.css file reads as follows:

#body {background: #FFFFFF;}

IE 7, and 8 issues - weird spacing/overlapping

I've spent a few weeks on and off working on a site for my mom. Testing in IE 7 and 8 however, has ground any further development to a halt. I guess I'll start off by giving a link to the site (I've removed any real content / logos for now (but trust me, their removal had no effect on the issue). Please help.. I'd love to get this site up for my mom sometime soon.. preferably before Mother's day Wink

float vs relative?


Roll-over pop-up works in Firefox but not in Internet Explorer

I am running IE and Firefox on Windows XP. In Firefox, I have successfully achieved a roll-over pop-up for each of photographs on the following page:

This page loads correctly in Firefox because the pop-up boxes appear directly over the photographs when you roll over them. Unfortunately, in Internet Explorer, the popups appear far removed from the photographs.

I need the pop-ups in Internet Explorer to appear in the same manner that they appear in Firefox. Can any one help?

Here's my CSS code:

a span.tooltip {

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