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Internet Explorer 8 beta1

I found information concerning Microsoft’s new browser, Internet Explorer 8.

As a web developer, we have a lot of problems making websites look the same everywhere. Currently, their are several different browsers companies, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, etc. Internet Explorer is often the most difficult to configure correct issues with. With the introduction of version 8 some these issues have been corrected, allowing sites design to become easier.

Microsoft emailed select individuals to beta test is software.

Microsofts new focus- Developers

Apparently, Microsoft has heard us and will adjust it practices to make us happier. Apparently, they are focusing on developers now, this approach is an appeasement for all the years of Microsoft doing what it wanted. So, now sites will look the same to people all across the world.

Standards Mode?

Internet Explorer (IE) is building in a new function called Standards Mode, where if you are finding a particular section is not working according to the standard, you can force IE to to make it comply. Although, all the details are still foggy, time will explain all the details.

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I need a website, now what?

Can your business afford to be not be on the internet?

That is the single biggest question a business owner must make. Everyone has a website in this day and age. The most unlikely businesses are getting websites, because the potential is limitless for company growth.

Once, you have decided you need representation on the internet there a few other things to consider.

  1. What do you want your site to do?
    1. Online store?
    2. Source of information?
  2. Will you design your website, or hire someone to do?
    1. If you hire someone:
      1. What is your budget?
      2. Are their designs attractive and how can help you?
      3. Do they know how to market your site?
    2. If you design it:
      1. Are you confident in web design practices or will you use a program?
      2. Will you market your website?
        1. How?
        2. Frontpage creates websites that are unappealing in design and navigation. How will you make a professional site?

Next, you begin to answer these questions.

Building a website can be one of the most important things you do for your business. If you do not put the time and energy required to promote it, you risk getting less than what you planned for.

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