How to install the Explorer Destroyer scripts
webpage. When an IE user visits the site, the script will display a
block of HTML encouraging them to switch to Firefox.
Installation of Explorer Destroyer varies depending on how your blog or
website works. The instructions below should work for regular html
pages. If your site runs on PHP or another language, you may need to do
STEP 1: Download Explorer Destroyer
and unzip the file. Pick which level you want to install and open the
html file for that level in an html or text editor. See explorerdestroyer.com for demos of each level.
STEP 2: Grab the file for the front page of your site
and open it in an html or text editor. You should save a copy of the
original file in case something goes wrong.
STEP 3: Copy the entire contents of the script file
and paste it into your HTML. Where you paste it is crucial. The easiest
way to do this is to copy the contents of the script file, select the
<BODY> tag in your current page and paste the script over it.
That will replace your BODY tag with the correct BODY tag for the
script and will place all the script contents where they need to be.
STEP 4: Insert your Adsense referral code into your
html. In each of the three levels there’s a section of code that
displays the ‘Get Firefox’ button. This code is also how Google tracks
your referrals. You need to replace this code with the code for a
button from your own Adsense account. To find where your Adsense button
should go, look for the grey comment text that says:
<– REPLACE THIS BLOCK OF SCRIPT WITH YOUR OWN FIREFOX REFERRAL BUTTON SCRIPT –>
and ends with
To get your own referral button, login to Adsense and click on the
‘Referrals’ tab. Then click on the ‘Firefox’ tab and copy the code for
one of the buttons. We suggest using the medium-size square buttons.
STEP 5: Optional: customize the html. You can make any
changes you’d like to the HTML that displays when IE users come to your
site. Adding a personal message from you is a great way to convince
your readers to switch.
STEP 6: Test it. Visit the page in Internet Explorer and make sure everything is working like a dream.
Word Press Install
Installation into WordPress is
very simple. From the Dashboard, click on ‘Presentation’, then go to
the Theme Editor. In the list of files for your theme, click on
“Header”, then replace the <body> tag with the ExplorerDestroyer
script as normal.
Note: If these instructions seem too
difficult or if you have a blogging account that doesn’t allow you to
edit the site code, you can still switch people to Firefox and earn
Google referral money. Just sign up for Google adsense and paste grab
the code that they provide for the switch Firefox buttons. You can
paste this into blog entries or the sidebar for your site. It won’t be
as devastatingly effective as Explorer Destroyer, but it still helps