The unknown browser with 300 million users that’s breaking your site

December 24, 2015
Aaron Polmeer

By Owen Williams


Web development isn’t easy. You’ve got to test your CSS, JavaScript and HTML against every browser imaginable, including trying to make it work in Internet Explorer. I’m a Web developer in my spare time, and today I had a revelation when I discovered there’s an incredibly popular browser that’s widely used in emerging countries — and it doesn’t support most of the CSS or JavaScript many of us write today. You probably don’t know anyone with Opera Mini on their phone, and you’ve probably not used it yourself, but it’s a browser that’s gained incredible prominence in countries with tight bandwidth caps. The…

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