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Why Does My Website Look Different in Different Browsers?

Why Does My Website Look Different in Different Browsers

Posted By Olivia Justice
August 02, 2018 Category: Responsive

If you have ever wondered why your website looks different in different browsers, you don’t have to worry that you’re going crazy. There is a legitimate reason why your website may look off in different browsers, like Internet Explorer. Read on to learn why this happens. Why Does my Website Look Different in internet explorer? Websites are made up of a set of instructions spoken in a web code language, most often HTML or CSS. Often, different browsers interpret code languages differently, which results in different interpretations. Here are some ways this issue affects your website:   Browser Default Settings:   When a browser reads the code behind your website, it translates the information in the default settings. For instance, Safari and Chrome have different default fonts, which means the font on your site changes when viewed in these browsers. For example, Safari defaults to the Helvetica family and Microsoft's Internet Explorer defaults to the Arial font family.  Default issues are likely the most common reason for variance between browsers. The look and feel of a site may change, but functionality and the user experience remain intact. Code Changes   Web code is constantly evolving and browsers may lag behind when making any necessary changes. An older version of a browser may not support the latest standards. So, a modern website may speak a language that is not fully understood by the browser. For example,

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