Turn Internet Explorer to behave like chrome with chrome frame plugin


November 27, 2010Tech TipsNo comments

Chrome frame is a plugin for Internet explorer which turns your IE’s rendering engine to behave like chrome browser.You can simply turn your internet explorer to google chrome and all the latest web apps designed for html5 would smoothly work on Internet explorer.

chrome frame

chrome frame for IE

Chrome team is developing this application for almost one year and now this is announced as stable version resolving all the plug-in issues.The stable version runs faster in windows vista and windows 7. A  JavaScript code can run 10 times faster using this chrome frame.If  your workplace has only IE and you want to enjoy the beauty of modern web then this application is a must need.Its actually an inverse of IE tab for firefox/chrome which lets you browse like IE inside another browser.

Chrome frame can be installed on Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 and 9 on Windows 7 / Vista / XP SP2.So you don’t need to switch browsers in case you encounter ” browser compatibility ” issue.[Download link]

For web designers

Use this meta tag for the pages which you want to render using chrome-frame plugin when viewed by Internet explorer.

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="chrome=1" />

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