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[resolved] Fonts large in IE but perfect in Firefox (4 posts)

  1. t0lkien
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I've got a long lasting problem with my blog at: http://levelling.bigkid.com.au/ where the fonts in the boxes on the left are perfect in Firefox but large and clumsy in IE.

    The sister site at http://www.bigkid.com.au/ on which my stylesheet is based is fine.

    I'm out of ideas after trying everything I can think of. Any ideas?

  2. t0lkien
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Okay, I've actually used the stylesheet from the sister site just to see if it fixes the problem, and it doesn't. So it's not simply CSS. I suspect it has something to do with PHP scripts that are spitting out the lists in the sidebars (and so maybe the includes are causing issues - I read about that somewhere?)

    Has anyone ever had similar issues?

  3. whooami
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    did you validate the site:

    http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://levelling.bigkid.com.au/

    Look, for instance, at #5:

    <h4>playing<h4>

    You have two opening header tags.. consequently everything after that second open tag is going to be in that font size.

  4. t0lkien
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Whooami, you are a scholar and a gentleman/woman. Thank you very much, that fixed it. The page still won't load in IE 7, but that worries me much less.

    FYI I had validated it, but had a bit of trouble interpreting the results, so only closed all the "errors" and not the warnings :)

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