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Q&A #36 – What is Quirks mode in Windows Phone?

What is Quirks mode in Windows Phone?

The Windows Phone Apps that was targeted for Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango) runs fine without modification on Windows Phone 8.

There are some scenarios where the Windows Phone 7.1 App might behave slightly different when it runs on Windows Phone 8.

In this case, the Windows Phone app platform provides a mode called “quirks mode” that preserves this kind of behaviour and lets the app to run smoothly without any issue.

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.