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How 10 Popular Websites Are Displayed in IE 5

  •  4-29-2013
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Back in the year 1999 Microsoft released it’s then brand new and up-to-date browser Internet Explorer 5. How much did happen in the last 14 years regarding web technologies and development? Would it still be possible to use this browser? Let’s find out!

Please note: We don’t want to judge, it’s perfectly reasonable that very few developers still maintain compatibility for this old browser as it is not really used anymore. Still it’s fun to see the current web through the eyes of a 14 year old browser. So let’s see how it goes:

www.amazon.com

www.bbc.co.uk

www.cnn.com

www.ebay.com

www.facebook.com

www.google.com

 

www.microsoft.com

www.stackoverflow.com

www.wikipedia.com

www.wordpress.org

As we can see some websites are still quite usable in IE 5. Especially static content and minimalist  pages like Wikipedia and Google look quite good.

Photo by SBA73

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