Notice on Web Browser support!
Bradley Turner last edited by algebuckina
As the internet moves forward, so does the browsers we use to view the internet. Browsers like Netscape Navigator and AOL have come and gone, and this is about to happen to Internet Explorer, and has happend with old versions of Safari.
Internet explorer released 8 years ago, and has been unsupported since 2015 when Microsoft released the 1st build of it's new Edge browser. On the 15th of June 2022, Internet Explorer will officially be retired as a web browser. You can read up on this here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/internet-explorer-11-desktop-app-retirement-faq/ba-p/2366549
Our website was built over the past year and therefore compatibility with retired browser software was not considered important over other desired features. Due to this, some functionality, especially the livestream and forums, may not work with older retired browsers. Please see below for a recommended list of modern supported browsers that are known to work well with our new website:
Brave is based on Chromium, Google's open source browser project. It's a heavily security based browser, giving users the ability to completly turn off cross site tracking with a few clicks. I personally use this browser on all my desktop and mobile devices. Brave also has a Mac, iPhone, Android and Linux version and is open source.
Edge is Internet Explorers successor. It comes preinstalled on Windows 10 and 11 computers and is also based on Chromium. It integrated across the microsoft ecosystem and has one of the best user experiences for Windows users. Edge also has a Mac, iPhone, Android and Linux version.
Firefox is one of the only browsers that isn't based on Google's Chromium source code and is comparable to Brave with it's functionalities, though is far more basic with less features like ad blocking and other more neiche features. If you don't like using things from google, this is the browser for you. Firefox also has a Mac, iPhone, Android and Linux version and is open source.
Min is a browser I found when looking for a low end web browser for some of my slower machines. It is fully open source and has very little in functionality, but this brings a very easy to run experience to the table. I've installed it on 10-12 year old computers for the fastest browsing experience possible on those old machines. Min has a Windows, Mac, Linux and even an ARM version of their browser and is fully open source.
I hope I've helped some of you get the most out of our website, and your online experience with this browser guide. If you have any questions, please feel free to make an account and comment on this post!
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