Cross-browser or Browser compatibility refers to the ability of a website, web application, HTML construct or client-side script to function in environments that provide its required features and to bow out or degrade gracefully when features are absent or lacking.

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IE=edge Error Editing Lists

So i recently switched my master pages to: <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"/> from the former <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=8"/> In order to ...
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Unexpected error when submitting forms using internet Explorer in citrix

Whenever users try to submit sharepoint 2010 forms using Internet Explorer within the Citrix environment, the below error message is being shown. But the form works perfectly fine outside of Citrix ...
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Links to local files from a SharePoint List

Ok, I am new to server side development (especially SP development) and I don't know if this is possible but here goes: I have a custom list which I populate from a local folder on my file system. ...
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SharePoint 2013: Calendar control click takes to top of the page

I am using date time field (Calendar control) in SharePoint 2013 page layout, the calendar control is half way down to the page. Once calendar control is clicked, it takes to the top of the page ...
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Opening an Infopath Document in a browser

I have my InfoPath document set to open in the browser, but when I try to open it from SharePoint I get an error that says: Error: This form cannot be opened in a Web browser. To open this form, ...
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Making office documents from SharePoint work with non-Internet-Explorer browsers

This one bugs me since years, and I'm guessing it may not be solvable: When clicking the link to a document (let's say a DOC file) inside Internet Explorer on a SharePoint 2010 website, Internet ...
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Excel web access webpart throwing javascript error ( in ewamoss.js) in IE10

I am using Excel web access web part to display Excel reports in Sharepoint 2010. It's working fine with IE9. When I am loading the report in IE 10, it's throwing the error "Unable to get property ...
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CSR ListView Pagination working in IE but not in Chrome

I've created the following to override a ListView I'm using to display an Announcements List to users. This works in IE9, enabling 'Asynchronous Update' has no effect on the results. In other versions ...
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SSRS integrated Sharepoint Actions Menu Data Fetch Error

In our environment, we have SSRS 2012 integrated with SharePoint 2013. One of our report we get error when we click on Actions menu An error has occured with the data fetch. Please refresh the ...
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SP2010 Surveys and IE - Document mode

For everything else in SP we have been using IE8 Document compatibility mode and it went along just fine. Recently a site collection owner created a survey, only to find out that clicking "Respond to ...
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when user closes the browser how to delete all information related to login user which has view only permissions

we deployed a website which created with publishing template to internet, it enable anonymous access some users has view only permissions ( view item,open item, view application pages permissions ...
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SP2013 Default IE Compatibility Mode

We're working on using some custom CSS in a Script Editor in our SharePoint 2013 environment and we discovered that the box-shadow which we are using does not display in IE9. In looking into this it ...
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How to stop overlapping of web parts when the page is in editing mode?

Whenever I am trying to edit the page I was getting an issue like the web parts in the edit page are been overlapped. Please see the below image. I was facing this issue since I have upgraded to ...
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SharePoint 2010 open list dialogue issue on IE11

I'm using IE11 Version 11.0.9600.18015 to open SharePoint 2010 list's new dialogue and found many error on developer console as below but when open as new tab, this issue does not occur. Any ...
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SharePoint 2013 App on Google Chrome

I added an app to my Site,it works fine on IE11 but if I try to use it from Chrome Browser (v34.0.1847.116 m) the browser asks me for user and password and never go through to the app. Even with ...
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Why is my Check Out and Edit button glitched?

I have a production sharepoint 2013 environment that staff access via a virtual desktop version of Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9. Several site collections are set to 'Require Check Out' to edit. ...
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“Unblock document” functionality not working properly on IE11

Our client recently pointed out that a button to unblock a document can't be seen while you edit it. The procedure is simple: in a list of news you can right click one of them and then edit the ...
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Can you configure SharePoint online to not use anchors in urls when navigating

When I navigate through SharePoint online, almost always the url in the browser looks something like this: ...
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UpdatePanel in sharepoint not working in Safari browser

I implemented a simple visual web part with updatepanel with a button and a label. When I click on a button, OnClick event is called and the label is getting filled. This works fine in all browsers ...
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Compatibility of SharePoint 2010 and IE10

We use here IE9 as default. Next time we want eventually step further to IE10. I read something about Problems with the People-Picker and the preview of Excel files. Did you have any experience with ...
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Safari 7.1 on MAC Computers causes navigation Issues with SharePoint 2010 -

Our Mac user updated there safari browsers to 7.1 and now the navigation doesn't work any more in SharePoint 2010. I have followed the solution here But no luck. I did create the safari.browser ...
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Understanding Compatibility View / Mode in every version of IE

Can someone please provide a concise explanation of what compatibility view / mode does exactly in each version of IE? (if it's different with each version) My understanding was that putting your ...
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Document automatically downloaded from SharePoint document library in Chrome and Firefox

I have a MS-word document in a library which gets downloaded automatically when I click over it. I am using Google Chrome and Firefox. It works fine when using Internet Explorer. How can I avoid ...
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IE9 blocks WP editing menu

for some reason, IE9 prevents wps from opening their editing menus correctly...Any ideas why? Works fine in all IEs except IE9
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SharePoint 2013 Edit Ribbon Opens when you hit return on an input form in Chrome?

I added textbox to a SharePoint Online 2013 Page. In Chrome when I hit enter it opens the Edit Ribbon. It does not happen in IE. Anybody know what this might be about?
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PowerPoint Web App problem with Google Chrome

It looks like it is not possible to increase/decrease indent level on PowePoint Web App using the latest version of Google Chrome and Safari. Buttons are greyed and tab doesn't work. Do you have the ...
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How to restrict only few pages accessible on mobile device instead of whole SharePoint functionality?

How to restrict only few pages accessible on mobile device instead of whole SharePoint functionality? I have few pages in SharePoint 2013,I have mobile compatability view for visiting the pages. But ...
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Navigation replaced by href=:javascript __doPostBack in Safari 6.2

This issue is only happening on safari 6.2 but all of the managed navigation on the site has been replaced with href=:javascript __doPostBack. I looked through the console and there are not any ...
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My site collection is not accessible using IE & Chrome , while I can access it uing Firefox

I have a Team site collection at the root of my server, and can be accessed using the following URL:- http://servername now i can access it using firefox by entering the username/password and ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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Does SharePoint 2010 work with Firefox?

In SharePoint 2007, it was impossible to work as a site administrator or farm administrator, when using Firefox as a web browser. Does SharePoint 2010 work with any web browser (or at least Chrome / ...
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Iframe and sharepoint compatibilty

I have a iframe where a user completes few courses and clicks finish at the end where we track the user activity as complete . This used to work with IE,chrome and mozilla. Recently one of the users ...
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Best practice SharePoint 2010 with SP1 and IE11, compatibility mode on or off?

I am using sharepoint 2010 with SP1. We would like to push on all our workstations IE11. But we don't know if we turn for the sharepoint sites compatibility mode on or off. What is the best, on or off ...
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Open link to a local folder

In our SharePoint 2010 intranet I'm trying to put a link to a local resource into a list of links. The links are displayed on page, but clicking on them does not open the file or folder. Putting the ...
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Context menu: Actions don't work with IE 8

I am using WSS 3.0 When I hover over an item (i.e document) and click the down arrow, the drop down menu appears (ie. View Properties, Edit Properties, Delete, etc.) but actions only work in ...
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Unneccessary scrollbars appears in SharePoint intranet site but only for one user even when both using IE11

I've been working in IE11 on my company's SharePoint intranet site to fix an issue that caused no scrollbars to appear (which is very annoying as I'm sure you can imagine). I edited the site CSS and ...
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Opening calendar in IE redirects to an url with ?ShowInGrid=False parameter and then an error is shown

When I open the calendar.aspx in IE7, the page loads fine and I can see the calendar but the page then gets automatically redirected to a calendar.aspx?ShowInGrid=False which then produces an error: ...
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Sharepoint site : Javascipts not working

I have a sharepoint site . The javascripts seems to be working only for my home page . If i naviagate to any other pages , the javascripts are not getting executed . I observed the behavior in chrome ...
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Browser “back” history list has multiple entries for the same pages in SharePoint Online

Our company uses SharePoint Online for our public-facing website. All was well until a week ago. When browsing our website, clicking through links, it was discovered one would sometimes have to ...
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css is working within sharepoint designer, but not browser

I am creating a homepage currently with sharepoint designer 2010 and I am trying to sandbox the main page. Though when using my CSS sheet with the aspx file it works file in the designer application, ...
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Pager not rendering in Internet Explorer 8

There isn't any custom CSS/JS attached to the site, but it has been reported to me, and I can verify, that for some reason the Pager control (td class = ms-paging) doesn't render in Internet Explorer ...
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SharePoint if statements for registering css

In regular old HTMl we are allowed to do the following to use a css file depending on browser versions: <link rel="stylesheet" href="path-to-styles/css/cssfilename.css"> <!--[if IE 7]> ...
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SharePoint Hosted App secure content

I deployed a SharePoint Hosted App. When I use my App in my site through HTTPS, the browser (IE11) gives me the warning only secure content is displayed How can I undestand which content in ...
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JavaScript code to enable - disable people editor control not working in Chrome and Firefox

I have an application page in which two radio buttons and a people editor control is there. My requirement is, if radio button "Yes" is checked then the people editor control should be enabled other ...
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People editor data visible in IE but not in Chrome, SharePoint 2010

People editor data is visible in IE but not in Chrome. Why is this?
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How to set the ScriptManager Property programmatically in Visual Web Part?

I have a web part in which I have placed an update panel. To use this web part in the Safari browser there is an issue that the whole page is refreshed instead partial page rendering. The same web ...
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Update panel not working in Safari browser

I have a visual web part in which one button and a label inside an update panel. When I run the web part in IE and Firefox it works fine but it does not work in Safari. My declarative part is: ...
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IE9 Quirks Mode issue? SP 2010!

I work on a 2010 intranet (foundation) site, which over the past year has been working fine and dandy (the company uses ie8). Now faced with possibly moving up to IE9 due to some software upgrades, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 in 2010 mode

We recently got Sharepoint 2013. Our users run Office 2010 and IE9. Especially latter gave us problems because of the missing drag and drop functionality which is HTML5 thus not working for IE9. A ...
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IE9-32 bit compatability with SP2010

I am testing IE9-32 bit compatibility with SP2010. I have prepared the testcase/usecase for testing our custom SP solutions. At the same time,i want to test the OOB functionalities of SP2010 with ...