HTML Validation – Validating a 10,000 Page Web Site

How do you validate an old site that consists of 10,000 pages?

Here’s an interesting article on how the Australian Web Museum Site was validated for correct HTML.

Many of these same errors I often encounter when I validate or redesign customer’s web sites.

Here are most important areas of HTML vaildation mentioned in the article:

  • Character Set
  • Doctype
  • Javascript Tag
  • Bad body tags
  • Bold and Italic tags
  • Windows Characters

Correcting MS Windows Characters

If you pull text from MS Word into your HTML pages it often does not validate because there are some characters that cause problems.

Here is an article On the use of some MS Windows characters in HTML

Here is an article I wrote a while back on:

The Importance of HTML / XHTML Validation

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