How to auto disable compatibility mode in Internet Explorer

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The following workarounds were provided by other users who facing the same problem. Please always generate a backup of the file before any customization to ensure a revert is possible.

JIRA 4.4.x:

  1. Open the file <JIRA_INSTALL>/atlassian-jira/include/decorators/header.jsp and <JIRA_INSTALL>/atlassian-jira/include/decorators/header-deprecated.jsp
  2. Make a backup of header.jsp and header-deprecated.jsp
  3. In the head tag of both files, add in the meta tag code from:

    <head>     
    	...
    </head> 

    to:

    <head>
    	<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=7,IE=8,IE=9" />
    	...     
    </head> 
  4. Restart JIRA

JIRA 6.x:

  1. Open the file <JIRA_INSTALL>/atlassian-jira/decorators/general.jsp
  2. Make a backup of general.jsp
  3. In the head tag, change the following code from:

    <head>     
    	<script type="text/javascript">
            if (!window.performance) {
                window.mpPerformance = {};
                window.mpPerformance.responseStart = new Date().getTime();
            }
        </script>
        <%@ include file="/includes/decorators/aui-layout/head-common.jsp" %>
        <%@ include file="/includes/decorators/aui-layout/head-resources.jsp" %>
    </head> 

    to:

    <head>     
    	<%@ include file="/includes/decorators/aui-layout/head-common.jsp" %>
        <%@ include file="/includes/decorators/aui-layout/head-resources.jsp" %>
    	<script type="text/javascript">
            if (!window.performance) {
                window.mpPerformance = {};
                window.mpPerformance.responseStart = new Date().getTime();
            }
        </script> 
    </head> 
  4. Restart JIRA

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