Google Places Pages & IE8 Display Bug

Apparently we are not the only web design firm that gets indigestion making pages compatible with the many versions Internet Explorer.

There are a number of reports (here, here, here, here) in the Google Maps forums detailing a display bug when viewing Google’s recently introduced Places pages in IE 8.

The bug, first identified & detailed in the forum by EHG, prevents a user from seeing some details of the listing. Apparently when viewed in Firefox and Chrome the information is able to be viewed.

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7 thoughts on “Google Places Pages & IE8 Display Bug”

  1. @PureSheer

    Thanks for the tip. It was this one right?

    “I was having the same problem with my listing – however, as soon as I marked the “do not show business hours” box, the place page in IE worked fine (all the photos, details, reviews, etc appeared). Perhaps there is also a bug with the hours?”

  2. Ahhh, I just posted on a very old post of yours, wondering if there was any new information…how dumb of me.

    Thanks for the updates. The new Google Places idea is interesting, as are a lot of things you can do with web design, but IE refuses to keep up. Thanks for the post. It’s comforting to know, it’s frustrating others as well.

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