This section of the Internet Explorer 10 Guide for Developers discusses document compatibility, which defines how Windows Internet Explorer renders your webpages. To learn more about document compatibility, see Defining Document Compatibility on MSDN.

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Compatibility Modes

Document compatibility modes determine how Internet Explorer renders your webpages. This topic describes document compatibility modes in Internet Explorer 10.

Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7

This topic of the Internet Explorer 10 Guide for Developers explains the differences between Internet Explorer 10 running on Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 10 running on Windows 8.

Interoperable Quirks Mode

Internet Explorer 10 provides an interoperable quirks mode that supports many features of standards mode. This enables Internet Explorer to match the behavior of other leading browsers while retaining the compatibility support expected by many customers.

User-agent string

The user-agent string ("UA string") identifies your browser and provides certain system details to servers hosting the websites you visit. This topic describes changes made to the user-agent string in Internet Explorer 10.


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Internet Explorer 10 Guide for Developers