IE11 and SharePoint 2013, doesn’t work correctly. Tere are many issues could happen. For example:

  • Edit Page doesn’t place the page in Edit mode (especially on custom page layouts)
  • If you do happen to use a built-in page layout, any webparts added are unable to be customized
  • The calendar view doesn’t look right
  • The calendar overlay button on the calendar view is disabled

Wonder why Microsoft failed to include IE11 browser support even after SharePoint 2013 SP1?

Many of the issues you could solve by including the following tag on your new masterpage and setting IE10 Compatibility View from the X-UA-Compatible tag.


<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=10" />


<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EmulateIE10" />

The difference between “IE=10″ and “IE=EmulateIE10″ is that IE=10 only changes the user agent to appear as IE 10, whereas IE=EmulateIE10 fully emulates the IE 10 browser including IE 10′s DOM/Javascript API (Compatibility View).

Applying this change allows IE 11 to work perfectly without having to manually put the site in Compatibility View per user.

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