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Make HTML5 Elements Work in Old IE

(function(){if(!/*@cc_on!@*/0)return;var e = "abbr,article,aside,audio,bb,canvas,datagrid,datalist,details,dialog,eventsource,figure,footer,header,hgroup,mark,menu,meter,nav,output,progress,section,time,video".split(','),i=e.length;while(i--){document.createElement(e[i])}})()

Hotlink Script:

<!--[if IE]>
<script src=""></script>

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  1. Permalink to comment#

    nice :)

  2. Cool. :) Thanks

  3. Permalink to comment#

    Is this script works for ie6?

  4. Rico
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    This works great. thanks

  5. Varsh
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    I am getting error while I am trying – createLinearGradient.. Can you please help on this.


  6. How is it that IE hasn’t disappeared yet? When will Microsoft realize that its browser cannot catch up. Put it out of its misery – it’s aging horribly and dying . . .

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      You mean like this?

      Microsoft knows full and well that IE6 is way outdated. Users / Businesses either don’t know enough, don’t care enough, or invested too much time and money to upgrade regularly or at all.

  7. Permalink to comment#

    this should probably be updated to look something like this:

    &lt!--[if lt IE 9]&gt
     &ltscript src=""&gt&lt/script&gt
  8. That is awesome!

  9. Diego
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    Should I use this script to IE less and equal than 8? Works for 5.5, 6 and 7?

  10. Which is more effective? This one from Google Code OR ?

    Modernizr is featured on the HTML5 Boilerplate instead of GoogleCode

  11. Subash Pathak

    Hi chris,
    Can you tell me why there is a


    Comment inside if in the code ???

  12. What IE versions does it work for? 9? 8? 7? 6? 5?

  13. Jangyadatta
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    This is really very need full.

  14. mubin
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    Thnx its very usefull stuff

  15. thats cool baby :D but pls stop using IE :|

  16. Brahm
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    Is there a website(or cheatsheet) containing a list of all elements html5/css3 supported by ie8+?

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