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Multiple Vendors Combine to Solve Problems

It Takes a Village... or in this case, a County.

Don Gingold 0 1589 Article rating: No rating

Some web developers are hackers (we mean that in the nicest way). They hand-code the website to meet the custom need. We applaud that; more power to them. But we're integrators and we like it when several standard, well-supported components can be artfully combined to solve the problem. Here's a great example.

Internet Explorer 10 causes menu problems

Thank Goodness we use DotNetNuke!

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We found some of our menus missing. What's worse: they were missing on some of our client's websites. The culprit?Microsoft! Internet Explorer version 10 interprets some HTML and Javascript differently than its previous versions and for that matter differently than any other browser (what else is new?) including some code necessary to display the menu systems of some of our clients. This news would have been devastating to other web developers who code pages by hand or use older technology, but we use DotNetNuke. It didn't eliminate the problem, but it certainly minimized it.

A client whose site exhibited the symptoms of the Microsoft problem asked why DNN didn't protect her from it. I was able to sing DNN's praises to her ...


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