document.all is a legacy Microsoft extension Browser Compatibility Check


document.all is a Microsoft extension, and should be replaced by the W3C DOM method document.getElementById.


document.all was only needed to support IE4, and is not supported by modern browsers.

Applicable standards

Change history

  • 5.7 Dec 2014 Fixed false positive.
  • 5.4 Feb 2014 Now fires on IE11 which has removed support for document.all.
  • 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in HTML documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: BugIeAll