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It depends on your user base. Either check your statistics or do market research. W3schools shows that IE11 is still 0.4% of their population Netmarketshare says 5.5%. I once had a client that used an older version of internet explorer on their terminal stations in their physical stores. We asked an extra yearly fee (100k dollars) to test the application ...


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Older IE is still widely used in corporate networks since it has more integration with windows security and networking mechanisms as well as with ms office suite. Big corporations often have large lag in new technologies adoption since they would need to test numerous corporate applications for compatibility with new browsers. So I wouldn't exclude from ...


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IE is (unfortunately) still around. It is not unusual for large government companies to have a deal with their hardware/software vendor that specifically mentions Microsoft products, including IE. They often require all their software to be compatible. Government organizations, by inertion, will continue using IE until the contract runs out and they all get ...


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As shown in the other answers, it really depends on your user base. If you are targeting developers and high-end users, you probably won't have many (or any) using IE. If you are targeting corporate or government environments, many may still be using IE (or obsolete versions of Chrome). Any update of the browser used by default on user's computers may break ...


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Until a few weeks ago I would have said "maybe", because people who are still using Windows 7 and don't want to install a non-Microsoft browser (for whatever reason) were stuck with IE11, and couldn't install Edge. They probably make up the bulk of the 0.4% IE users mentioned in another answer. But recently Microsoft has created a new version of ...


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Microsoft bids farewell to Internet Explorer. As per latest information from Microsoft, Microsoft To End Support For Its Ageing Browser Internet Explorer In 2021(News here). But still most of the client required the Internet Explorer. Because they are still using the Older version due to some reason with security integration with Microsoft tools.


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Depends on your audience, but if you need stability, YES. Real life example: Last year(2019) I made a web application to be used by professors, I was later informed that they were unknowingly bypassing a validation and causing a bug (validation on the front-end, my mistake, granted), but wouldn't you know it. Not only were they using IE, they were using IE, ...


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I believe the answer is to be found in this URL: XBAP Support in IE Edge: As you can see, there are formats, supported by Internet Explorer, not being supported by Edge (Internet Explorer's replacement). As long as there are such formats (I know about XBAP, I have no knowledge about other formats), Internet Exlorer must still be tested (unless, of course, ...


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I'll first copy and format your piece of code you posted in the comment section: *** Settings *** Library SeleniumLibrary Library Collections Library String Variables variables.py *** Test Cases *** My_Test Open browser example.com ie Maximize Browser Window ${home_count}= Get Element Count ${home} Run ...


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As already said this really depends from your user base. In our case - the requirement was to run it on both: desktop version and mobile/tablet version, since our customers also used our application on all these items we had to evaluate which browsers/mobile browsers they are using (e.g. Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari etc.). So in our case we also made ...


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As a Tester, you can surely deal with testing on IE 11. The decision is, however, not only up to you. Therefore, I'd try to find out what matters to other stakeholders: marketing team might have certain opinions about what browser customers use if the system is for internal users, the company might have some policies about what browsers their employees use (...


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While performing testing in software testing solutions, there are methods to maintain the sessions on the browser. A feature of Internet Explorer 8 called 'Private Browsing mode' gives us a completely independent session with no shared cookies and manage multiple accounts. In order to enable it, simply press CTRL+SHIFT+P from IE browser in your computer. ...


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