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IE8's Compatibility Mode.

3.20.2010

Web page coders can force Internet Explorer 8 to use the IE7 rendering engine. To do so, add this meta tag inside the head of the page:

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=7">

You can also force IE8 to render using it's own engine; essentially forcing IE8 into standards mode. Here's the code, which also goes into the page head:

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=8" />

IE8's Page Menu with Compatibility View Settings Users can override the rendering mode by changing the Compatibility View settings IE8's Page menu. IE8's Compatibility View Settings

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