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DDStudios
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Hi guys ,

I’m working on a new theme and I was wondering if I should support the transparent PNG for IE6 ..

I noticed a lot of new theme doesnt support them.

What you guys think ?

Thanks !

DDStudios

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blabus
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What do you mean? As in should you use a transparency hack? or just not support IE6 at all?

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vasilios
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Depends on the type of theme. I, personally, would try and do it for my theme. It’s not like it takes too long to do. You might get an extra 5 purchases in the long run. :)

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zecchin
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I Would also try to make it work. But for an ie6 user, i guess that doesn’t make any difference as they don’t care about the basics such as a decent browser.

The reason people still use ie6 is because we still put a lot of effort on making things work on it, although i do it too, hehe

Cheers.

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mabuc
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I would fix it, its not difficult to do…

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jonathan01
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just do either the PNGfix of export out as a png8 and be done with it – then call the png8 in for ie with it’s own css file that you will no doubt have to have for the padding issues etc :).

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DDStudios
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Thanks Jo , will try to do that .. I will post my theme once its coded so you guys can help me with that.

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jremick
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Hi guys ,

I’m working on a new theme and I was wondering if I should support the transparent PNG for IE6 ..

I noticed a lot of new theme doesnt support them.

What you guys think ?

Thanks !

DDStudios

Yes, support IE6 image transparency. It is actually required so I’m not sure which templates you’re talking about but I’ll have a look.

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Ivor
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Hi guys ,

I’m working on a new theme and I was wondering if I should support the transparent PNG for IE6 ..

I noticed a lot of new theme doesnt support them.

What you guys think ?

Thanks !

DDStudios
Yes, support IE6 image transparency. It is actually required so I’m not sure which templates you’re talking about but I’ll have a look.

Many templates doen’t support IE6 transparency here on tf…

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jremick
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Many templates doen’t support IE6 transparency here on tf…

I test every HTML template for IE6 compatibility during review, if there are many images that don’t have IE6 image transparency support then the template isn’t approved. However, what happens on their live preview is a different story since Theme Forest doesn’t control that. Also, if a template only has a few minor images without transparency support then I recommend fixing them but if it’s nothing major then I don’t require it before approval.

To clarify for everyone, IE6 image transparency is required.

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