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07-07-2009, 02:18 PM #1
How to correct this validator error?
Changed to strict rather than transitional doc type and I got only two errors which both relate the the same piece of code...
Have tried removing the statement and just leaving <html> but this didnt help and am racking my brains??
Any help would be appreciated
07-07-2009, 03:12 PM #2
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You are seeing the error because you are using XHTML attributes with an HTML doctype:
You had the right idea with dropping the extra attributes. Just dropping the tag to beCode:<html
<html>worked for me in the validator. Are you sure you uploaded the change when you tried it?
Try entering this into the "direct input" tab of the validator and you'll see what I mean:
You'll still see 1 warning, but that is only because it is testing direct input and not a page download from online. When testing direct input the validator ignores the encoding meta tag...Code:<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
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