Re: Forcing Compatibility Mode in Opera

On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 12:30:00 +0200, Lachlan Hunt  
<> wrote:

> Karl Dubost wrote:
>>> Using Opera, in opera:config, set "CompatMode Override" to 2, which  
>>> forces standards mode for everything.
>>  Thanks. I have done it. I'm still looking for a site which breaks,  
>> though I went through some with really bad code. But nothing broke so  
>> far.
>>  Could you recommend a few?
> breaks a little bit.  The Advanced Search, Preferences and  
> Language Tools links are wrongly aligned.  Though, I was told in IRC  
> that a lot of the problems are related to JavaScript and DOM APIs,  
> rather than just layout issues.
> It was also suggested to me to just go sequentially through the links on  
> a site like or, which will give you a range of  
> diverse and relatively popular sites.  But the problem is, quite a lot  
> of sites do use standards mode these days anyway (especially the ones I  
> tend to visit), and a manual search will be quite time consuming.
> has links to quirky pages.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Wednesday, 3 September 2008 16:18:59 UTC