Trust me, you will feel like an idiot for visiting any web page that forces you to click OK to continue loading elements on the page. But get used to it, because it is – or is very likely – going to happen, thanks to the recent ruling in the Eolas vs Microsoft case. Not sure what this will mean in practice? Well, how about this:
Annoying, isn’t it? But this is what the MS update to IE, which is currently in beta, will do for you.
Find out how you can avoid this happening with web pages that contain Flash, Active X, Quicktime and Java (and possibly more besides) by reading the following:
- Creating the Best User Experience for Active Web Content
- Authoring Websites for Compatibility with Internet Explorer for Windows FAQ
- Preparing Websites with Active Content for Upcoming Changes to Internet Explorer for Windows
Then visit Instant Voodoo and vent your frustrations on whoever you feel is most deserving. Oh, the voodoo doll thing is a Flash app. Isn’t that ironic?
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