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Re: doctype

From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 19:23:21 +0100
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080318182321.290970@gmx.net>
To: lindapsomas@hotmail.com

> I just entered my website <
> http://senna.sjsu.edu/psmith/15_linda/index.html > 
> into your css testor and got a CSS level 2.1.
> My question is, how do I configure my DOCTYPE from this information?

Apparently you’re not using any style sheets on the pages in question (validate [1] and Co. instead), but concerning the document type, consider using an HTML 4.01 document type [2], “Frameset” for your frameset document (“index.html”), probably “Transitional” for the other pages. Then validate [3] the markup as well.

You might also want to check if you really need a frameset [4] before fine-tuning your HTML/CSS skills. Both CSS and HTML validator will be your friend :)

[1] http://senna.sjsu.edu/psmith/15_linda/css_1.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/valid-dtd-list.html
[3] http://validator.w3.org/
[4] http://www.useit.com/alertbox/9612.html

Jens Meiert
Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2008 18:24:05 UTC

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