Column CSS for Internet Explorer

June 3, 2013

So a while back I had to display a CMS field into a 3 column field.

Now there are a good amount of ways to go about this, but as a purist I’ll try to keep it simple. Lets talk about using Column CSS for all browsers, including Internet Explorer.

CSS3 has a great rule for column css which is pretty simple. Here is the CSS code I used.

        -moz-column-count: 2;
	-webkit-column-count: 2;
	column-count:  2;
	-moz-column-gap: 50px;
	-webkit-column-gap: 50px;
	column-gap: 50px;

Now those styles work great, but what I REALLY want to touch on is the loading of a columnizer.js file that allows you to make column css for IE8. Here is my code for that.

<!--[if lt IE 9]>
<script src="<?php echo get_stylesheet_directory_uri(); ?>/js/jquery.columnizer.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

This is the basic way to make very pure column info for dynamic input variables.

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