Page MenuHomePhabricator

<wbr> does not work in Internet Explorer 8+
Closed, ResolvedPublic


Support for Netscape's proprietary <wbr> tag was removed in IE 8 (2009-03-19) shortly before it was added to HTML5 (2010-04-02, The following makes it work in IE >= 8:

wbr {
display: inline-block;

This can be put into skins/common/shared.css near the rule of the <mark> element.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:17 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz65155.

(Note commit ff74113bea for bug 52468 added <wbr> to the whitelist, for those of us who never heard of it.)

Change 132750 had a related patch set uploaded by Brion VIBBER:
CSS style to make HTML5 <wbr> work on IE 8-11

Change 132750 merged by jenkins-bot:
CSS style to make HTML5 <wbr> work on IE 8-11