Windows Internet Explorer 8

Note  As of December 2011, this topic has been archived and is no longer actively maintained. For more information, see Archived Content. For information, recommendations, and guidance regarding the current version of Windows Internet Explorer, see Internet Explorer Developer Center.

These articles detail changes to Windows Internet Explorer 8.

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CSS Improvements in Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 is fully compliant with the Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2 Revision 1 (CSS2.1) specification and supports some features of Cascading Style Sheets, Level 3 (CSS3). This topic is composed of a comprehensive list of the changes to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) support in Internet Explorer 8.

Attribute Differences in Internet Explorer 8

Starting with Internet Explorer 8, there is a distinction between the value of an attribute as it is specified by a page author and the representation of the value in the Document Object Model (DOM). This distinction can affect the functionality of Web sites originally designed to support older versions of the browser. This article explains the distinction between content attributes and DOM attributes DOM, demonstrates how this distinction impacts Web pages, and shows how to obtain each value using JavaScript.

HTML Enhancements in Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 includes features designed to more closely support industry standards, such as the HTML 4.01 Specification. This article describes these features, and provides guidance for incorporating them into your Web sites.