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[VE][108] no colour attribute?

From: Gavin Griffiths <gavingriffiths@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 16:12:36 +1030
Message-ID: <BAY122-F99E1CE500CB56F233A150C28E0@phx.gbl>
To: www-validator@w3.org

>
>there is no attribute "colour"
>
>p align="center" colour="#800080"><u>Home</u></p>
>
>You have used the attribute named above in your document, but the document 
>type you are >using does not support that attribute for this element. This 
>error is often caused by incorrect use >of the "Strict" document type with 
>a document that uses frames (e.g. you must use the >"Transitional" document 
>type to get the "target" attribute), or by using vendor proprietary 
> >extensions such as "marginheight" (this is usually fixed by using CSS to 
>achieve the desired effect >instead).
>
>This error may also result if the element itself is not supported in the 
>document type you are >using, as an undefined element will have no 
>supported attributes; in this case, see the >element-undefined error 
>message for further information.
>
>How to fix: check the spelling and case of the element and attribute, 
>(Remember XHTML is all >lower-case) and/or check that they are both allowed 
>in the chosen document type, and/or use >CSS instead of this attribute. If 
>you received this error when using the <embed> element to >incorporate 
>flash media in a Web page, see the FAQ item on valid flash.


what does this mean? what is the correct manner to make that one word be the 
same color of a used hyperlink?

im really new to writing html.

cheers

Gavin Griffiths

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