The answer is Yes, but... you might want to make sure and wait for another person to confirm it as I am not sure. Better yet, why don't you e-mail the iPage guys because they can answer you better...
I didn't say there was nothing you can do I was just stateing that NS has a hard time with them...
Well after playing around with it, I can get everything but teh background image for the whole table. the cross hatch if you will..
I did see the bottom borders disappear once in a while but can't tell you why. it loads then you hit refresh it disappears. but this is what I see..
Whoa, I dont think you saw what I was talking about? I'm not worried about the cross hatch background. If you look at the window on the left side of the site,... notice the bottom border of the window. It's the rounded dark gray border of that window thats randomly not appearing. View it using NS4 and hit the reload button. Watch it as it randomly decides whether to show or not.
If you keep hitting the reload button all of the bottom borders and some times the left edge of the window,... they all randomly decide whether to show or not. Thats the problem. About the background-images being inherited by the other cells, I had used this css to take care of that:.
So, all the td cells wont inherit anymore. Its the window borders that are giving me the problem...
That is what I said it comes and goes. that is what you get for using css in a browser that is real buggy with it. NS4 doesn't except or see all the css properties. some work great some are buggy, and some just don't work at all..
You mix css and nested tables and NS is going to throw fits once in a while...
Ok, now let me ask you a question,.. if this was your problem,... woudl you except it and move on? I mean it works fine for IE4+ and NS6+ and it works say 50% of the time for NS4. Could you settle for that? Do you think it is worth it to use the background atribute within the TD tags with images of exact size or just leave it alone? If I used the background attribute inside the TD tags instead of the CSS background-image property do you think it would still do it? Wait, it should be fine because it's not CSS. Right? I dont think I could settle for it. I might just end up trying the attribute method instead.
What about having a really cheesy basic NS4 specific version of my iPage site just for them? I heard that some people were doing that to promote the use of the newer browsers. You think this would be a wise decision? Thanks for your help..
Let me step in here for just a moment..
What is the object of your site? To gain traffic, or to promote the 'newer' browsers? I mean, if you already have a really strong surfer base you probably could get away with not designing for N4.x browsers..
If your a brand new site, you really need to try to gain as much traffic draw as possible. Yes, that means designing for n4.x users (of which there are still many)..
Personally, Id be developing solely for N6 and IE if netscape wasn;t developing N4.x currently. I think the newest release is N4.9. SO, for the time being, I need to develop for three browsers: IE, n4.x, and N6...
Hey, noticed something! Scoutt said that everyloads then when the refresh is hit it disappears. Well, everything loaded fine the last couple times I loaded the site. When I hit the refresh it disappears. When I do a hard reload(shift+refresh) it reappears! We are getting somewhere now! All I have to do is keep the iPage site from doing a soft reload. Is there a way to keep the iPage site from doing a soft reload when the refresh button is hit? I mean have it so it does a hard reload instead? I know I can keep the window from reloading onResize. Thanks guyz!..