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No longer supporting IE6

The recent update to the layout of this site means that it’s now effectively broken in Internet Explorer 6. Given that only a tiny proportion of my readers now use IE6, I’ve stopped trying to hack the code to make it work.

Previously, I’ve tried to make the site as widely accessible as possible, but the effort of making things work in an outdated, horrible browser has become greater than the reward it brings in terms of visitors.

The site is still viewable in IE6, but the design is a little messed up. IE6 visitors will see an advisory message in addition to the messed up site explaining that they are using a very outdated browser and pointing them in the direction of four good upgrade options.

I hope any IE6 users out there will understand the decision.

This 1,400th post was filed under: Headliner, , , .

Some recently published posts

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Knowledge and understanding / April 2019, 7 minutes long

‘Inappropriate’ A&E attendances / April 2019, 3 minutes long

Cruise ships and me / April 2019, 6 minutes long

Some thoughts on print newspapers / April 2019, 5 minutes long

Some random old posts

MTAS: Doctors ask police to investigate / May 2007, 3 minutes long

A whole lot of B for the Bang / January 2005, Less than a minute long

Review: Quiet by Susan Cain / November 2013, 4 minutes long

Health advice from Charlie Brooker / October 2005, Less than a minute long

Post no. 2,000 / March 2013, 1 minute long

Just a light dusting… so far! / January 2013, Less than a minute long


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