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Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need?

Which browsers are officially supported by Stack Exchange? Also, what else is needed in order to use every feature of the site? Return to FAQ index
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Was support for the SeaMonkey browser just removed?

For years I've been browsing the site using the SeaMonkey Gecko-engine-based browser. It has the following user agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/68.0 ...
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Maybe it's time to formally drop support for IE 11

For the most part, SE officially supports the last two versions of browsers. IE11's a bit of an evolutionary dead end, with even its successor's engine moving over to Blink. While it gets security ...
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Stack Exchange changes broke UI on multiple legacy browsers - Again

The previously reported and resolved issues of broken UI behaviour on legacy browsers (Latest Stack Exchange changes broke UI on Firefox Android), specifically, Firefox 68.11.0 (the last one before ...
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Invalid certificate on all SE sites

Sometime this morning my browsers started blocking all Stack Exchange sites with the following error: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from workplace....
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Big white box obscures the body of

When I visit, there is a big white box which obscures the "Top Questions" section. Please see the attached screenshot. I am running Firefox 4.0.1 on Windows XPSP3. I have ...
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Tag wiki excerpts getting displayed incorrectly on SO with FF 10

Tag wiki excerpts have been getting displayed improperly in Firefox 10.0.2 for the past three hours or so. They're being shown as tall boxes (divs) on the left side of the screen instead of short ...
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Updated stats on browsers used on SE

I was wondering yesterday what fraction of SE visitors use Safari, but it turned out that the easily-discoverable resources, What are the browser and resolution stats for SO users? User agent stats ...
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JavaScript no longer works all of a sudden [duplicate]

Since today it seems like almost all buttons on the site have href="#". When I click on them, the page just jumps up, but nothing else. For example: the 'more hot questions' link the ...
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Latest Stack Exchange changes broke UI on Firefox Android [duplicate]

Update 2021-12-15 as noted here, so happy this is working again!!!! FF 68.11.0. I will say that BWC can be interpreted liberally. If it was not possible to reinstate the same functionality, say for ...
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Mobile Firefox is not supported?

Just found a new article in the help center: What browsers do we support? And it contains link to Browserlist. I don't see mobile Firefox here. Was it by mistake or this browser is not supported?
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Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load

[Whatever] Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. I am now getting this 'banner warning' when I visit any Stack Exchange site using ...
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When I try to add a comment, the question is restarted. Why?

Earlier today I was able to view new comments and add comments. But a few hours ago, suddenly when I tried to view some new comments and clicked on the "add comment" link, the browser ...
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Warn users if they're submitting a bug with a beta browser

SE doesn't support beta or alpha versions of web browsers, so bug reports that cannot be reproduced in release versions of any browser will be status-declined. There is usually some back-and-forth, ...
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Why is paste/drag-and-drop of images not available on some browsers?

Since February 2013, Stack Exchange has been offering paste/drag-and-drop insertion of images into posts. This is awesome, but it doesn't work the same on all browsers. Google Chrome (28.0.1500.71 m)...
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Sanity check with browser support

we support the last two versions of the browsers that we see the vast majority of our visitors actually use. Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need? We're committed to ...
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Can log into but not other SO sites at work

At work, we can log into but cannot log into any other SO site with Chrome or Firefox. All scripts and cookies, including third-party cookies, are ...
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Where should I ask about lowering browser CPU usage?

I looked, but I did not find any browser or Internet groups. Where should this question be located? It's not a web app or Internet of things. I am tired of how my Firefox/Mozilla browser keeps using ...
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After "run code snippet" winter hat image create duplicate image [duplicate]

After "run code snippet" hat image created a duplicate image. This happens in my Google Chrome browser, but in Firefox it's okay... Bug link. Better see the picture:
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Stack Overflow looks odd in Internet Explorer for Mac OS X

Stack Overflow looks strange in Internet Explorer on Mac OS X. The top bar is displayed as a wide sidebar.
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