Internet Explorer 7 beta

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Internet Explorer 7 beta

Perhaps the most noticeable thing about the new-look IE 7 is that the top menu bars dont look anything like earlier versions of IE. Or, for that matter, any other Microsoft programs, with its menu bar thats two levels down from the applications t

Internet Explorer 7 beta

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Tabbed Browsing

A closer look reveals that the second level of the top of the browser is, ala Firefox, where IE displays tabbed Web sites.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Tabbed Browsing

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Search box

On the right of the new top display is, straight from the Firefox design, the new Toolbar Search Box.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Search box

Internet Explorer 7 beta - New toolbar

The new toolbar itself is quite different beyond its new organization and additional functionality. The toolbar icon button are much smaller and one, the reload button, is gone completely.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - New toolbar

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Phishing filter

Microsoft will automatically check if a site youre visiting is a phishing site... if you let it check the sites youre visiting against its hosted phishing site listing.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Phishing filter

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Suspicious Website warning

If you do elect to use this feature, the browser displays in yellow on the new Security Status Bar that this site may not be trustworthy.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Suspicious Website warning

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Phishing warning

If the site is a known phishing site, the browser displays a red warning and suggests that you not continue on to it. You may, however, opt to continue on your way.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - Phishing warning

Internet Explorer 7 beta - RSS support

IE also finally supports RSS feeds.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - RSS support

Internet Explorer 7 beta - RSS display

The resulting display presents the RSS view of a site. At this point in its development, IE cant act as an RSS aggrevator and display multiple RSS feeds at once.

Internet Explorer 7 beta - RSS display

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