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Re: Validating your site...

Post by rg » Mon Jan 16, 2006 10:14 pm

This tool validates according to the scheme specification not the DTD. Therefore it's good to have a look at the known problems section before changing things that may be correct.
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Post by netshine » Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:58 pm

The above mentioned validator lists the following as an 'advantage' over the W3C validator:
The XML declaration must not be preceded by any characters. The W3C validator does not complain, this validator does
IE will not respect a doctype declaration unless it comes before the xml declaration - in fact, before anything else on the page.  Therefore, any page which is validated using this validator will send IE into quirks mode!  This might be why the W3C validator is a little more lenient - it's all very well having a page which conforms perfectly, but if that causes the world's most popular browser to break, you just can't use it in the real world.

Of course, in a perfect world, all browsers would be fully compliant, and all render in exactly the same way (well, I can dream can't I?)  :P

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Post by eyezberg » Sat Jan 28, 2006 8:09 pm

You could also submit as request for the next IE version (if it's not in there yet) before it goes final..
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Re: Validating your site...

Post by benamails » Thu Feb 02, 2006 5:43 pm

Hello,

I tried the service validator.w3.org with the url : http://www.acclivis-ebusiness.com

I've not changed major things in the template but I have a failed validation because of 10 errors. Does it mean that the template or something else in joomla frontend ? ???

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Post by rg » Thu Feb 02, 2006 10:52 pm

benamails wrote: I tried the service validator.w3.org with the url : http://www.acclivis-ebusiness.com
Looks like it is the output of the newsletter module. Try to validate your site without the module being displayed.
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Post by compass » Thu Mar 02, 2006 12:22 am

Article about doctype, IE and Joomla templates:

http://www.compassdesigns.net/tutorials ... plate.html
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