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<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 element, used to define the font face, size and color in previous versions of HTML, is no longer valid in HTML5.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:
Related W3C validator issues
The <table> element does not accept a height attribute. Use CSS instead.
A CSS definition for background-image could not be understood by the parser. Check its definition to ensure that it’s well formed and that it contains an appropriate value.
The specified CSS filter is not a standard one, and may only work in some browsers.
Check out the Filter Effects W3C Working Draft
Padding properties, unline margin properties, don’t accept negative values. Read more about the CSS box model
CSS styles could not be parsed, check the indicated line to find what caused the parser to fail. Common causes are unclosed curly brackets or comments, missing semicolons or unexpected or empty properties.
Read more about CSS: Cascading Style Sheets syntax
A CSS definition for an X property could not be understood by the parser. Check it to ensure that it’s well formed and that it contains an appropriate value.
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The page scanned is using an obsolete doctype, instead of the expected <!DOCTYPE html>.
<td> elements no longer accept an align attribute. This can be achieved using CSS like this:
<img> tags no longer accept a border attribute. This can be defined using CSS instead, for example:
<img src="..." alt="..." style="border:0;" />
The <center> tag is no longer valid in HTML, you should use CSS instead, for example:
<p style="text-align:center">this text will be centered</p>
The language attribute is now obsolete and should not be used.
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<td> elements no longer accept a valign attribute. This can be achieved using CSS like this:
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:
Both <table> and <td> elements no longer accept a width attribute. Instead, you should use CSS as in this example:
You’re using an attribute X that is no longer valid for element Y, but you can use CSS to achieve the same effect.