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iedetect

Description

English

This plugin detects the Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8.
If the plugin detects one of these browsers, the visitor see a message bar in the top of your message. it says, that he is using an old version of Internet explorer and this is dangerous. And it says, that it is recommended, to install Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer 9.
After the visitor has seen the message, it disappears for 6 hours for IE6 and IE7 and for 3 days for IE8 (cookie based).

If you see a fault or if you have a great idea for our piece of code, let us know here or help us coding: https://github.com/cubetech/wordpress.iedetect

German

Das Plugin erkennt den Internet Explorer 6, 7 und 8.
Wenn einer dieser Browser erkannt wird, wird mit einer Message-Bar oben in der Webseite darauf hingewiesen, dass der Besucher eine veraltete Version des Internet Explorers verwendet und diese Gefahren birgt. Es wird ihm empfohlen, den Mozilla Firefox oder den Internet Explorer 9 zu installieren.
Nachdem der Benutzer die Nachricht gesehen hat, wird diese auf Basis von Cookies für sechs Stunden (IE6, IE7) oder für drei Tage (IE8) ausgeblendet.

Wenn Du einen Fehler entdeckst oder eine Idee für ein Feature hast, kannst Du diesen hier melden oder gleich selber mithelfen: https://github.com/cubetech/wordpress.iedetect

About us

cubetech.ch is a modern, swiss-based web-maintainer which provides high quality IT services for you.
Our contact address: info@cubetech.ch
Website: http://www.cubetech.ch
Twitter: http://twitter.com/cubetech_ch
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cubetech
Github: https://github.com/cubetech

Screenshots

  • Screenshot of the message showed to users with a german browser
  • Screenshot of the message showed to users with all other localized browsers

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload iedetect to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

FAQ

How can i activate the function of the plugin?

Install the plugin and activate it in the administration panel of WordPress.

How can i change the message?

If you are similar with JS, then you do this in the ieinfobar.js. If not – stay tuned. Future versions may come with an admin panel for administrating the plugin.

Are there more FAQ?

Not yet, no. But feel free to contact us if you have a question! info@cubetech.ch

Contributors & Developers

“iedetect” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.1.1

  • New version number

1.1

  • Replaced Firefox by Google Chrome
  • Fixed text to IE 10

1.0

  • Added screenshots
  • First stable version
  • Publish the plugin