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Re: Page Validates, but problems with validator

From: Pete Prodoehl <pete.prodoehl@cygnusinteractive.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 08:27:23 -0600
Message-ID: <406C26CB.2050609@cygnusinteractive.com>
To: www-validator <www-validator@w3.org>

W.G. Hayes wrote:
> My web page validates, but I had two problems using the validator that I wish to report:
> 
> I have a hidden link to http://validator.w3.org/check/referer on my index page and used it when I was ready to validate the page.  I got my index page to validate, but the process was not as automatic as I thought it should be. The validator apparently does not support my URI and I get the W3C page with the error message 1( below).  Even after I entered my URI at the end of http://validator.w3.org/check?uri= in the address bar at the W3C page, I got Error Message 2 (below) saying that it could not find character encoding, even though I have made certain that my method of doing so in a meta tag corresponds to the W3C recommendation. 
> 
> My URI is http://www.stpetersparish.org/index.php and I suspect that your validator does not support the php extension. Regarding the second problem, the meta tag is <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; iso-8859-1">


The extension should not matter, as long as the server is sending the 
correct mime type. Your server seems to be sending text/html as it should.

Also, try changing this:

<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; iso-8859-1">

to this:

<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">


Pete
Received on Thursday, 1 April 2004 09:30:34 GMT

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