XF 1.2 IE problems


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All of my IE members told me they must use Chrome or FF in order to post anything on the site. I tried myself on IE 11 and I got the same result. The quick reply box at the bottom of the thread is not clickable and even if I go advanced, I get the same problem. Also, the icons don't display either.

I'm not sure what to do.

ps. I know IE is a crappy browser and I could care less of it, but I can't ignore my users's choice :)


XenForo developer
Staff member
You haven't given a URL, but you'd need to do the standard checks:
  1. Ensure you're running the latest version if you aren't already (versions pre-dating IE11's release can have issues with it)
  2. Attempt to confirm the issue on an unmodified style
  3. Disable all add-ons to see if the issue continues
It almost certainly has to be one of those as other people aren't having the issue.


Active member
thanks for answering Mike...I'm almost sure it's a theme issue since I knew for sure you guys wouldn't let this unfixed (if it was a bug). I know I'm asking for a needle in the haystack, but besides the checks you mentioned above, let's say it's the theme, is there something I should check (IE only things in the header, things like that?). I will compare it with the default style anyway, just want to make sure.


XenForo moderator
Staff member
It's difficult to give a simple answer; it depends entirely on the customisations you have made, both to the style and with add-ons.

You can create a new default style and if it works then you know it's not an add-on.

Then it's just a case of going through all your style customised components one by one.