W3 validating

04 Jan

Every once in a while I get an email about W3C validation.The people emailing me either point me at the fact that my own site doesn’t validate correctly (thank Facebook for most of that), or they ask me whether I think W3C Validation is important.

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How will it affect your experience on that website? I almost immediately ruled out the idea of validating as XHTML, because I vehemently agree with James Bennett: The short and sweet reason is simply this: XHTML offers no compelling advantage -- to me -- over HTML, but even if it did it would also offer increased complexity and uncertainty that make it unappealing to me. So many of these validation rules feel arbitrary and meaningless.url/data The url to the page you want to validate or the data you want validated.Your HTML source will be sent to and/or even if you are viewing local HTML (on your intranet or on your local system) when you press the "Start" button.We've all seen the client requirement: "Must follow HTML5/CSS3 standards," often followed by some requirement for validation.If you try to run your Drupal 7 site through the normal validator at validator.w3you'll see a lot of problems. This article will go through all the steps you need to help your Drupal 7 site validate.