IE6IFY and totally bork your website

By andy

In memory of (the nearly dead) Internet Explorer 6 comes this nifty little piece of JavaScript that will wreak havoc with your web page, turning it into a pile of unreadable junk that even Steve Ballmer would be proud of.

The IE6IFY site proudly proclaims: “After years of observation and reverse engineering I am proud to say I have been able to reproduce the IE6 algorithm to break even the most standards-compliant websites.”

Before I show you the results, here’s the piece of code that does the damage:

javascript:(function(){var i=0,r=function(n){return Math.floor(Math.random()*n)},f=document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].getElementsByTagName('*'),o=function(e){return typeof(e.style)=='object'&&e.tagName!='SCRIPT'},s=function(){while(!o(e=f[r(f.length)])){}return e.style};while(i++

Whack that into your browser's toolbar and then hit it repeatedly when viewing your (least) favorite web site.

Here's what happens to Forever Geek:

And Gadzooki:

And of course Microsoft can't be allowed to get away with it:

Anyone tried it in IE6?

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