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The page scanned is using an obsolete doctype, instead of the expected
<script> element has been found that is using the now obsolete
charset attribute. You can safely remove this attribute.
For example, this is using both
charset attributes, with their default values. Both can be removed:
and just use this:
<font> element, used to define the font face, size and color in previous versions of HTML, is no longer valid in HTML5. Instead, you should rely on CSS styles.
For example, you can define a font size of 12px, bold text with inline styles like this:
<p style="font-size: 12px; font-weight: bold;">some text</p>
Learn more about CSS fonts:
<script> tag allows authors to include dynamic scripts and data blocks in their documents. This tag accepts two optional attributes,
src to indicate the URL of the external script to use.
language attribute is now obsolete and should not be used.
Read more about:
<meta> element no longer accepts a
scheme attribute, it’s now obsolete and should be removed.
For example, old documents adhering to old definitions in DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) use this HTML tag to define a date:
<meta name="DC.Date.Created" scheme="W3CDTF" content="2009-11-30" />
scheme attribute is now obsolete, it should now be removed. The following HTML code will pass current validations, but you should check the exact definition to use if you want to keep using the DCMI tags.
<meta name="DC.Date.Created" content="2009-11-30" />
In HTML5, there’s no need to specify the
version attribute - it is now obsolete. Here’s an example minimal HTML document to start with:
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en"> <head> <title>Test</title> </head> <body> <p></p> </body> </html>
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