OK, so IE6 has its fair share of faults, and troubles, but when it comes to HTML href links you would think even Microsofts previous explorer would have no trouble.
Not so. I recently completed a project for a client for my new company im working for Free-Rein. Having completed the project, and having it signed off a week ago, they telephoned today with the disasterous news that in some of their browsers all they had was a flat site. No links, form elements or text was clickable.
I had to see this for myself, and sure enough, no links.
Whilst I am uncertain why IE6 is behaving like this, I know the resolution. The CSS declaration on every element that requires a clickable element; position: relative;.
As soon as I implemented this simple declaration, the links were back.
So, in conclusion. If your having trouble with your links in Internet Explorer 6.0 mark your CSS with this:
Posted On: Monday, May 19th, 2008 @ 5:51 pm by Ian Tearle
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