12.2. Adjusting for Backward Compatibility

Throughout this book, I've provided you with CSS that works (as nearly as I can determine, at least) across all modern browsers and platforms. I have also steadfastly ignored browsers that don't support the majority of the CSS1 recommendation.

Browser statistics generally show that you'll reach close to 98% of the total Web browsing audience with those restrictions. But, if you're managing a site to whose stakeholders that missing 2-8% is an issue, and you need to convince your customers or managers that your designs are fine for even the majority of those outdated browsers, there are a few non-CSS-compliant things you can do to your site to make it work on the older or broken browsers.[1]

[1] In reality, ...

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