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FB:Fan and Other Facebook Information

From: Mike Street <mike.street@bozboz.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:30:05 -0000
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001a01ccd439$d0fe1a80$72fa4f80$@street@bozboz.co.uk>

I was validating this page:



An most of the errors are to do with the facebook and google+ integration I
have on the site. I include both a like box and the facebook meta stuff on
this page, which fails to validate.

I appreciate that the facebook stuff might not be traditionally valid code,
but I believe that as facebook integration becomes more popular this code
will become more widespread.

The main problematic code which I have problems with on several sites is:

<meta property="og:url" content=" "/>

<meta property="og:title" content=" "/>

<meta property="og:image" content=" "/>

<meta property="og:description" content=""/>

<link rel="publisher" href="https://plus.google.com" />
<fb:fan profile_id="" stream="0" connections="4" logobar="0" width="250"
height="150" css=" "></fb:fan>

In most cases, if it wasn't for this code, the page would validate. I
realise that the checker is merely that - a checker, but if someone else is
validating the page, they would encounter several errors and potentially not
investigate them.


Mike Street
Received on Monday, 16 January 2012 10:34:17 UTC

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