Cross-browser compatibility is the most challenging task for web designers and web developers. Websites with browser compatibility are considered as good quality websites. It gives easy web surfing, user-experience and provides the same look and feel to your site visitors. The most popular browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox (Mozilla), Opera, Netscape Navigator, Safari, Google Chrome, etc.  Browser incompatible web design looks different in a different browser and even in a different version. A web browser is a computer program that is updated regularly to include the latest features. Therefore, as an efficient web designer you should know all of factors that make your website browser compatible. A perfectly designed website will look and behave identically in most browsers and platforms.

While designing a web design there are various factors that should be considered for browser compatibility, such as Screen Resolution, Background, Colour Limitations, use of Frames, JavaScript Availability, etc. Check if there are any broken links in your website. Ensure your website is error free by making html or XHTML and CSS error free using W3C validation. For dynamic sites you can check the information of your website user such as browser, operating system, JavaScript support, screen resolution, etc. Thus, you can set parameters in your programming language or scripts accordingly and give your user satisfactory results. You can also stat user to set resolution for the best view of your website. Nowadays mobile users are increasing rapidly; therefore you should consider browser compatibility for mobile (Smartphones, iPods or iPhones) users as well.

Make your site user-friendly and browser friendly to increase popularity of your website amongst your site visitors. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and Web Standardisation help you to overcome the problem of browser compatibility.