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Re: login area verification

From: Michael Adams <linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2008 12:17:59 +1300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <20080203121759.7514405b.linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>

On Sat, 02 Feb 2008 07:51:39 +0000
David Dorward wrote:

> On 1 Feb 2008, at 22:52, Nevena Jovanovic wrote:
> > how can I check validation of my pages that are behind login area?
> 
> 
> A couple of options are to:
> 
> * Build a method into the the authentication / authorisation system  
> that allows access for the validator (this could be a username and  
> password in the query string, or something that works on the user  
> agent and/or ip address of the client - I suggest you install a local 
> copy of the validator on your network if you take this approach,  
> otherwise you've built a very public back door into your system).
> 
> * Use the file upload feature of the validator to test your pages.  
> The Firefox Web Developer Toolbar has a "Validate Local HTML" option  
> which makes this a two click operation.
> 

* Save a static image of your page from "View - Source" from your
browser and validate that by file upload. If you want to validate the
CSS as well then upload the CSS separately.

-- 
Michael

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