“Suggest” an IE6 Update

I found an interesting site today, one who’s sole purpose is to squash the plague known as Internet Explorer 6 once and for all.  Not only is it responsible for breaking our beautiful CSS layouts but helps propagate all the malicious spyware, adware and other worms the have infested the Internet.  This script encourages users to upgrade by tricking them into thinking its just an extra component they need to download to view the page.  Once they click on it they are directed to the download page for Internet Explorer 8, and the world is a better place.

To implement this idea, all you have to do is add this JavaScript snippet to your page:

<!--[if IE 6]>
<script type="text/javascript">
/*Load jQuery if not already loaded*/ if(typeof jQuery == 'undefined'){ document.write("<script type="text/javascript"   src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3.2/jquery.min.js"></"+"script>"); var __noconflict = true; }
var IE6UPDATE_OPTIONS = {
icons_path: "http://static.ie6update.com/hosted/ie6update/images/"
}
</script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://static.ie6update.com/hosted/ie6update/ie6update.js"></script>
<![endif]-->

Or if you have a WordPress blog, you can install the WP-IE6Update WordPress plugin.


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