That’s a good point that backtick literals will not work in Internet Explorer and older devices, including Windows phones!
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A great reference for compatibility is CanIUse.com, which clearly shows in the image above that IE and older browsers are not supported.
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Another option would be using Babel to compile the code — this would actually replace all the backticks automatically.
I wrote about how Babel compiles template literals in this article: