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I’d like to say that not everyone agrees with resets (probably me and 6 others ;) ). They are very popular and used by the masses, but most people don’t even know why they’re used. The reset is usually redundant or not used at all – just a waste of bandwidth (albeit tiny). Further, I see it recommended as a solution to problems all the time, when 95+% of the time it has nothing to do with the problem. This is not dig against sl1dr – (s)he definitely knows what he/she is talking about and has helped a good many people.

The probable (I still haven’t seen the page) ‘problem’ is that the home page has more content than the about page and requires the browser to have a scrollbar, where the about page doesn’t. IE reserves room for a scrollbar but most browsers don’t. In reality, most people won’t even notice the shift. If it bothers you, you could force a scrollbar with

html { overflow-y: scroll; }

I personally wouldn’t bother…