[thelist] need a fix for IE ineptitude!

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Fri Oct 14 10:01:37 CDT 2005


> From: Bruce Gilbert
> I have a nav menu set up on a site page (
> http://www.fortuneinteractive.com/SEO.php)
>  using the suckerfish drop downs (our services and
> about fortune). For the main links on these menu items
> I have just set up dummy links (<a href="" >) in order
> to achieve uniformity along with the other nav links 
> using CSS.

Actually, if you're not going to link to anything, then you shouldn't be
using a link.  Rather than have an empty link, you'd be better linking to a
document of some sort.  Perhaps you can link to the first item in the child

> Mozilla is smart and just sees this link as what it is
> and doesn't take you anywhere. IE, however wants to send
> you back to the home page with these links. What would
> be a good workaround to set IE straight?

Actually, Mozilla is the one that gets this wrong, not IE.

See above for the correct way to address this issue.

 [>] Jeff Howden
     jeff at jeffhowden.com

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