Why is cross browser compatibility important?
Today there are more than hundreds of web browsers known around the globe. Despite the existence of web standards all these browsers work slightly differently. This is where the web designers have to implement their projects in a way that they are cross browser compatible. In this article I’d like to give the explanation for these differences and how they affect browser functionality.
What is web browser compatibility? When a web site is totally cross browser compatible, it will look the same way in all the popular web browsers without distortions and errors. The most widely used web browsers today are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera. Here is the browser statics to check their popularity and prevalence.
|March||18.9 %||36.3 %||37.3 %||4.4 %||2.3 %|
|February||19.5 %||36.6 %||36.3 %||4.5 %||2.3 %|
|January||20.1 %||37.1 %||35.3 %||4.3 %||2.4 %|