Posts Tagged ‘IE’

Internet Explorer: To Support or Not to Support?

Microsoft published an article on their Internet Explorer blog yesterday that discussed their plans for supporting older versions of IE, and the web development community has been blowing up ever since.  I have seen many eager Interneters making loud claims to the tune of, “IE8 is dead!  We no longer have to support older versions of […]

Unable to access SharePoint claims-based site – Event ID 8306

System Specs SharePoint 2010 farm hosting multiple web apps using claims authentication. Each web app has multiple zones.   Symptoms After a code deployment we were unable to access the Intranet zone (NTLM Authentication) for all claims-based we apps in the environment.   The following is the error that was encountered when trying to access […]

SharePoint 2010 Browser Fidelity

SharePoint 2010 has improved browser support over previous versions of SharePoint. SharePoint 2010 supports Internet Explorer versions 7.0 and 8.0 (32-bit) with no known limitations. Internet Explorer 7.0 and 8.0 (64-bit), Firefox version 3.6 and above, and Safari 4.04 and above on Windows operating systems need additional ActiveX control support that in most cases is […]

Making the “Enter” key submit searches in SharePoint

While the default SharePoint search box works well for most browsers, there’s a surprising inconsistency with Firefox: Hitting “enter” won’t submit your search.   The reason is that Mozilla browsers use a different event model which SharePoint’s “search.js” file doesn’t fully account for. Specifically, when the enter key is pressed, this code is run: try […]