I Take It Back, WordPress: I’m Switching Back to IE 7, Here’s Why

Four days ago, I wrote a detailed post about how WordPress 2.1 and WordPress 2.1.2 and how it doesn’t work well with the Pulse 2.0 back-end while using Internet Explorer.  Well WordPress, I have you figured out.  Essentially, I couldn’t even click on the Pulse 2.0 Visual editor when I was logging in from http://www.pulse2.com‘s Admin, but it does work when I log into http://pulse2.com‘s Admin.  I have no idea why this is the case, but this is just something that I discovered when testing the Admin page tonight.

From now on, I’ll be using Internet Explorer to write my posts again and also to the browse the Net.’
Reasons for this:

  • Internet Explorer 7.0 has some significant improvements over Internet Explorer 6.0
  • Alexa toolbar
  • Viewing fonts and websites with Internet Explorer may take a bit longer to load, but seem to be sharper than Firefox
  • Lastly, there are add-ons to make IE 7.0 more Firefox-like listed on the Google Operating System blog.  I’ll be installing them shortly. 

WordPress development team, I owe you an apology for thinking that the back-end didn’t work for IE.  However, there are still some bugs in the system, but I’m sure you are looking into it.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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