I edited an old hub and found a message at the top saying my browser was under beta-testing and might cause problems, so I should consider changing my browser. However, I use both Firefox 5 and Internet Explorer, and these are two of the suggested browsers that I should change to! I am puzzled about the message. Can anyone enlighten me?
You are using Internet Explorer 10 which is relatively new.
We have made an effort to support this new browser, but it is not as supported as the current versions of Firefox (19) and Chrome (25).
If you are indeed using Firefox 5, then that is a rather old version.
I would suggest using Firefox 19 in Windows 8 currently for the best overall HubPages browser experience (I am currently using FF19 and Windows 8 myself).
We are working to better support Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10, but that specific combination still represents a small portion of our traffic.
That being said, you can run IE10 in compatibility mode or continue to use it in the default state and you may not run into many issues.
We just want to let users know that there are better browser choices to view the site.
We are confident that we have addressed most issues related to this new version of Internet Explorer and so are removing the warning for Internet Explorer 10.
Please let us know if you encounter any issues with IE10.
Thanks for responding. I was using a friend's new laptop at the time and it was Internet Explorer 10. HIs laptop has Windows 8 and I find that really confusing. It appears to have two versions of Explorer on it, one which works with Hubpages and one which doesn't. I must have made a mistake about Firefox - I'm constantly updating it so 5 can't be right - a moment's thought would have told me that. I have found that quite a few other sites don't work properly with Explorer 10. Some aspects of it are good, but Microsoft obviously don't believe in the saying, "If it aint broke, don't fix it."
by Tony 5 years ago
Just noticed that the facebook like button is not showing in Firefox, although it shows up fine in Chrome when I looked.
by Chuck Bluestein 5 years ago
A few minutes ago they were working but then they all went dead on all the articles on Hub Pages that I checked.
by BlissfulWriter 5 years ago
I am on the Feeds page of Hubpages using Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 "RTM" (Release to Manufacturing) version.See in my screen shot that Hubpages is saying that I am using an old version of Internet Explorer. In fact, I am using the newest one which is Internet Explorer...
by Eugene Brennan 4 weeks ago
As if life wasn't hard enough.....
by Peggy Woods 5 years ago
For the last several days if I wish to share a good hub from a HP author with my followers, it won't do it for some reason. Is anyone else having this problem?
by FaithDream 2 years ago
Is Google Chrome, or Firefox, better than Internet Explorer?I'm wondering if I'm going to run into problems with these. Has anyone compared these search engines? Which is the best one to use with Windows 7 ?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|