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Mod Version: 1.00, by Cole2026 (Member) Cole2026 is offline
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vB Version: 3.8.x Rating: (1 vote - 4.00 average) Installs: 12
Released: 23 Jun 2009 Last Update: Never Downloads: 68
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This is a simple plugin that blocks all IE versions from viewing your website. I know some people will be crying foul, given that Internet Explorer 8 has taken steps toward web standards; however, it is far behind in both function and stability. In the same time that Opera, Gecko, and Webkit have been moving toward CSS3 functioning and XHTML 2.0 functioning, IE8 has been achieving well established CSS 2.1 functionality.

This plugin is for the most radical IE haters, it will do a simple match with the user agent string and block any trident engine based browser (msie). It will show a page recommending a different browsers (Firefox, Opera, Safari, and Chrome), picture below.

The difference between this mod:
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=208958

And mine is that there is NO html of your page served to the IE user. PHP deals out the notice before anything else is loaded.

Installation instructions are simple, upload the product xml file and enjoy!

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Old 25 Jun 2009, 07:59
Sayid Sayid is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Installed and nominated lol

don't believe . It is just kidding .
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Old 25 Jun 2009, 20:47
lasto lasto is offline
 
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This hack is an Infringement of my human rights and as such should be removed Immediately.

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Old 26 Jun 2009, 05:33
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Real name: Si Keza'maraki
Windows 7 users in Europe have a choice, on what browser they want to use. Internet Explorer does not come with it.

I still think alot of people will use IE.

Nice mod, but not for me.
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Old 26 Jun 2009, 14:01
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Installed and disabled.
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Old 11 Jul 2012, 12:31
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EliasAlucard EliasAlucard is offline
 
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Excellent plugin! Just what I was looking for (it's possible to do this via htaccess, which I've done before, but a plugin is just as fine). I may alter the plugin with a customised HTML page just to get the message through.

Indeed, boycotting Internet Explorer is an important move in the right direction to support internet security and web standards. Microsoft should just leave the browser business altogether.

I nominated this plugin for the MOTM.
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