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Do you care about HTML being valid?

Discussion in '(X)HTML / CSS' started by jani, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. jani

    jani Designer

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    For me if my site is appearing fine in most browsers I am OK with it. I don't see if the HTML is valid or have some errors.

    But some people do care about it.

    Do you care?
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  2. vectro

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    I'm not a stickler for making sure it validates, but I do try to keep the errors and warnings down to a minimum. This is especially true for proxy sites because not ending a tag the right way in the body can oddly cause the </body> and </html> tags to have errors, which causes some proxy lists to drop my sites. I also like to make sure a lot of search engines, directories and other sites can parse my pages without trouble.
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    dansomers Active Member

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    I didnt care, but Seo can be affected(slightly) by some major html codes which in turn can affect serps blah blah

    If its minor and doesnt affect the browser, visitor or traffic then I ignore it
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    Usually I don't care to validate my websites. Some times I check them to see if I have open div tags, and try to reduce the number of errors, but I don't give so much importance to have a valid website...
  5. vectro

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    Same here, I only check for major errors.
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    strauss01 New Member

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    No, I don't care to validate my websites..
    Will it effect..?:??
  7. Kovich

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    Your HTML and CSS need to be validated only to a certain point.

    As I mentioned somewhere earlier, validated websites are easier to crawl with search engine spiders, and show up correctly on a variety of browsers and platforms. Obviously, the tiny errors and things like that don't matter, and have no effect on your site. You just always want to make sure that you address the larger problems right away!
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    Not much, I try to validate it but I wouldn't lose sleep over it :)
  9. marktellar

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    Validation makes it convenient for the search engine spiders to crawl on your website and exhibit itself accurately on different browsers or platforms. However, it is not so important.
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    nickelodon007 New Member

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    HTML and have to to be validated only to a certain point make it suitable for the search engine spiders to move slowly on your website and exhibit itself exactly on different browsers or platforms.
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    MuhammadWaqas New Member

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    yeah, one should do care. because good code effect good at seo.. but i dont check for validity because i dont do invalid things :D
  12. pinkvinny

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    Yes I do care to validate it. Check if there is something wrong with my site. It is more on maintenance thing.

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