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    Hello all,

    I am building a site based on the Incarnation theme.
    During testing we found out that the home page is not properly shown in Internet Explorer 8.
    I am using the default clouds-background, this is the only thing which is shown.

    Does someone have some tips/hints to find out what it could be?

    Thanks in advance :-)



    Hi punaise!

    Can you post the link to your website so we can test it?

    Best regards,


    The url to the test site is:

    If you want to access a working page:




    Please try re-installing the theme via FTP and check if that fixes the issue
    For a quick guide on updating your theme take a look at this video on updating the theme via FTP:


    Hello All,

    I Finally found what is happening.
    The template forces Internet Explorer 9 and lower into quirks mode, which results in only showing the background.
    When IE is running into standard IE mode then the template works fine.

    To solve this I added the line:
    <meta http-equiv=”X-UA-Compatible” content=”IE=edge” />
    between the <head> tags of the template.


    • This reply was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by  punaise. Reason: solution found!
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