Last updated on : 2023-03-20
LambdaTest offers you the ability to test your website in the cloud across 3000 real browsers and operating systems for mobile and desktop. Find out if your site is compatible with the browsers and operating systems that are used by the majority of your visitors.
To make a right testing strategy it's important to understand how many users are actually using Internet Explorer 8
To help you build the right browser testing matrix, here's the overall marketshare of both Internet Explorer browser and Internet Explorer version 8.
Data Source: Statcounter.com
Data Source: Statcounter.com
To create a automation testing strategy for checking your webapps on Internet Explorer 8, you first need to check what technologies are supported on Internet Explorer 8.
Here's a list of all web technologies categorized by thier support level for Internet Explorer 8.
Browser Support For IE Versions
Browser Support For Edge Versions
Browser Support For Firefox Versions
Browser Support For Chrome Versions
Browser Support For Safari Versions
Browser Support For Opera Versions
Browser Support For Safari on iOS Versions
Browser Support For Android Browser Versions
Browser Support For Opera Mobile Versions
Browser Support For Chrome for Android Versions
Browser Support For Firefox for Android Versions
Browser Support For Samsung Internet Versions
Microsoft's Internet Explorer, formerly known as Windows Internet Explorer, is a defunct series of graphical web browsers included with Microsoft's successful Windows operating system.
Launched in 1995, Internet Explorer was formerly the most popular web browser for accessing the Internet, with a usage share of over 95% by 2003. Microsoft spent over $100 million per year developing Internet Explorer, with over 1,000 employees working on the project by 1999.In the United States, Internet Explorer still has a market share of about 2.5%. Although the IE browser has improved over time, it is no longer the default Windows 10 and will phase out support for IE 11 in August 2021.
Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) was initially built to browse a wide range of online sites and provide some operating system capabilities, such as Microsoft Update. Due to its inclusion as a Windows component and the long-term lifecycle of Windows Server 2019, Internet Explorer will continue to receive security updates for at least the next decade.
Microsoft recommend using Edge for any Microsoft operating system and abandoned support for IE browser in 2015. Having said that, if you wish to download IE browser for any reason, you can check the official Microsoft support.
If are a macOS user, you cannot download Internet Explorer in your system. Wondering what you can do? Simple, use LambdaTest, a cloud-based cross browser testing platform with 3000+ real browsers and browser versions, including all browser versions of Internet Explorer.
LambdaTest allows you to instantly spin your website on Internet Explorer browser versions 7 and above.