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Sam Hampton-Smith, Pro CSS3 Layout Techniques, 10.1007/978-1-4302-6503-0_8

8. Supporting Older Browsers

Sam Hampton-Smith

(1)Elgin, Morayshire, UK

One of the basic tenets of the Web is that there are many different device profiles, including bleeding-edge, bang-up-to-date smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and older corporate desktop systems. This is great for the democracy of the Internet as a whole, but it creates headaches for web designers, especially when we’re all keen to adopt the latest standards and make full use of them in our pages.

When you’re crafting a new layout for a web site and want to adopt one of the CSS3 layout modules, where does this problem leave you? How can you use the new modules while avoiding ...

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