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IE quirk with iFrame and position: relative

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I have a project I have been working on that involves promoting realtor properties to multiple listing sources such a google, trulia and others. On one site in particular my client had noticed that there was as an issue where the property page form his web site would not show inside an iframe on the the listing web site using IE. I managed to trace it down to a style sheet issue. For some reason, cannot remember, I had put the css attribute ‘position: relative’ on the body and html elements. This passed the WC3 validator, but IE didn’t like this so the page would not show at all inside the iframe. Removing the attribute solved the problem.

Note: this was not error with FireFox.


Written by Lynn Eriksen

April 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm

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Stick that Footer – No, really IE, I mean it!

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I was doing layout for a revision of today and I was following a fairly well established pattern of using CSS to absolutely position a footer at the bottom of the page – always and regardless of page length. In the process of trying to get the CSS to work I stumbled on a great, concise tutorial on how to do this. Followed it all, again, and I got it working in Firefox and Safari but sure enough I had trouble with IE 7.

Well, I think I found a solution. The IE7.js script does a good job of fixing up IE 6 difficulties and making it work similar to IE 7. But one thing I also remembered is that there is an IE8.js script (here is the link to both on Google Code) that can fix up issues with IE 7. Sure enough, attaching the the IE8.js script fixed it up nicely. No complaints here.

Written by Lynn Eriksen

January 16, 2009 at 7:55 pm

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