We are using the Nivo Slider with a publishing site in SP2010. We have three images and in all the browsers except IE7 & 8. In those browsers the images rotate in extremely slow or (it seems) not at all. The dots cycle through out of sync with the images also. We are using jQuery-1.4.2. The site is https://communityservice.wustl.edu/ Any help would be appreciated. Thank you! djlender
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Have you been testing the Nivo outside of SharePoint previously (via HTML page)?? Both IE 7 and IE 8 are not considered "modern" browsers, on contrary, and they support quite badly transitions/sliding and of course fading, down to nothing! Also, not sure if you checked, but it seems that Nivo slider has an issue with IE 7 described here http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5558920/nivo-slider-not-working-with-ie7
Most important seems to be an issue with Nivo performance due to a meta "X-UA-Compatible" that indeed exists in SharePoint master page for backward compatibility fallback.
That could be changed (see here http://support.bind.pt/entries/20485257-Known-issues-with-Internet-Explorer-under-SharePoint-2010) but particularly for Publishing pages we've experiencing issues particularly while manipulating Ribbon (options explained http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/expression/dd835379.aspx)
After a short analysis of the home page already I would suggest lighten up the page (1.1Mb profile) - as general concepts: