Remove Internet Explorer Button Border

Apr 9, 2009 css
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Internet Explorer provides an additional border to any button element in the page if you don’t explicitly assign a 0px border to it. I have a bunch of buttons on a design that I’d like to have a 1px #fff border on. Unfortunately, with the additional border that IE adds, it looks horrible.

The solution was to add a span around the button:

button {
  border: 0px;
.button {
  border: 1px solid #fff;

And the HTML:

<span class="button"><button>My Button</button></span>
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