Browser Hacks

When testing predominantly in one main browser, many little issues can appear, especially in IE.

Having a list of CSS hacks that can be applied for specific browsers can he very helpful.

This CSS-Tricks website provides some hacks for various browsers here: http://css-tricks.com/snippets/css/browser-specific-hacks/
The Hacks are listed below, because I found a lot of times I paste in a link only to find out the URL has changed or no longer exists!

/***** Selector Hacks ******/

/* IE6 and below */
* html #uno  { color: red }

/* IE7 */
*:first-child+html #dos { color: red } 

/* IE7, FF, Saf, Opera  */
html>body #tres { color: red }

/* IE8, FF, Saf, Opera (Everything but IE 6,7) */
html>/**/body #cuatro { color: red }

/* Opera 9.27 and below, safari 2 */
html:first-child #cinco { color: red }

/* Safari 2-3 */
html[xmlns*=""] body:last-child #seis { color: red }

/* safari 3+, chrome 1+, opera9+, ff 3.5+ */
body:nth-of-type(1) #siete { color: red }

/* safari 3+, chrome 1+, opera9+, ff 3.5+ */
body:first-of-type #ocho {  color: red }

/* saf3+, chrome1+ */
@media screen and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio:0) {
 #diez  { color: red  }
}

/* iPhone / mobile webkit */
@media screen and (max-device-width: 480px) {
 #veintiseis { color: red  }
}

/* Safari 2 - 3.1 */
html[xmlns*=""]:root #trece  { color: red  }

/* Safari 2 - 3.1, Opera 9.25 */
*|html[xmlns*=""] #catorce { color: red  }

/* Everything but IE6-8 */
:root *> #quince { color: red  }

/* IE7 */
*+html #dieciocho {  color: red }

/* Firefox only. 1+ */
#veinticuatro,  x:-moz-any-link  { color: red }

/* Firefox 3.0+ */
#veinticinco,  x:-moz-any-link, x:default  { color: red  }

/***** Attribute Hacks ******/

/* IE6 */
#once { _color: blue }

/* IE6, IE7 */
#doce { *color: blue; /* or #color: blue */ }

/* Everything but IE6 */
#diecisiete { color/**/: blue }

/* IE6, IE7, IE8 */
#diecinueve { color: blue\9; }

/* IE7, IE8 */
#veinte { color/*\**/: blue\9; }

/* IE6, IE7 -- acts as an !important */
#veintesiete { color: blue !ie; } /* string after ! can be anything */

Another way to do IE specific code is to put the code between tags like this within your HTML page

<html>
 <head>

 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="styles.css" />

 <!--[if IE]>
 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="ie.css" />
 <![endif]-->

 <!--[if IE 5]>
 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="ie5.css" />
 <![endif]-->

 <!--[if lt IE 7]>
 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="ie6.css" />
 <!--[if IE 7]>
 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="ie7.css" />
 <![endif]-->

 <!--[if IE 8]>
 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="ie8.css" />
 <![endif]-->

 <!--[if gte IE 9]>
 <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="ie9.css" />
 <![endif]-->

 </head>
 <body>
 </html>

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