In theory, building a Web page is simple: Throw together some HTML, test it in your browser, and upload. HTML and CSS are standards, so a page tested in one browser should look the same in all other browsers.
In practice, of course, things aren’t that simple. Different browsers display HTML and CSS in subtly different ways, while some browsers (we won’t name names) veer wildly from the standards.
It’s best to build your Web pages so that they look consistent across a range of browsers. This is often known as cross-browser (or multi-browser) coding.
While there’s no “magic bullet” that will make a site look great on all browsers, there are a number of things you can do to improve your chances. Here are ten useful tips for cross-browser coding.
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