HTML Checking for Large Sites
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HTML issues tagged as bad value.
A <pattern> element has been found with an invalid ID. Check the format of the ID and ensure it does not start with a digit, full stop (.) or hyphen (-).
The <pattern> element is used within <svg> elements, which use XML 1.0 syntax. That syntax specifies that valid IDs only include designated characters (letters, digits, and a few punctuation marks), and do not start with a digit, a full stop (.) character, or a hyphen-minus (-) character.
The media attribute on a <link> element has not been recognized.
This attribute specified what media the linked resource is optimized for. As an example, the following will link a general stylesheet, and a specific one for printing:
<head> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="general.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="print.css" media="print"> </head>
Valid values for this attribute include:
- all. Default, used for all media.
- print. Used for printers and print previews.
- screen. Used for computer, tablets or smartphone screens.
The novalidate attribute is boolean: the presence of a boolean attribute on an element represents the true value, and the absence of the attribute represents the false value. As a boolean attribute, it does not need to be passed any value such as true or 1 to activate the novalidate property.
This boolean attribute indicates that the form shouldn’t be validated when submitted. If this attribute is not set (and therefore the form is validated), it can be overridden by a formnovalidate attribute on a <button>, <input type="submit">, or <input type="image"> element belonging to the form.
<form method="post" novalidate> <label>User Name: <input name="user-name" autocomplete="name"> </label> <button>Save</button> </form>
The rel attribute defines the relationship between a linked resource and the current document. Valid on <link>, <a>, <area>, and <form>, the supported values depend on the element on which the attribute is found.
Here’s an example of using the rel attribute to link a document to a CSS stylesheet:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="default.css" />
Here’s an example os using the rel attribute to tell search engine spiders to ignore the link relationship with another document:
<a href="https://example.com" rel="nofollow">more info</a>
The src attribute value is malformed, check that it doesn’t contain extraneous characters.
For example, this is invalid because the URL in the src attribute contains a space in between the https: and // parts:
<a href="https: //example.com">Some link</a>
To fix this issue, you can try removing the space after “https:” in the URL in the src attribute:
<a href="https://example.com">Some link</a>
The value provided on the type attribute of an a element is not a valid MIME type.
The type attribute expects a MIME type that hints at the linked URL’s format.
The type attribute on <a> elements, when present, gives a hint on the MIME type of the linked resource, for example:
<a href="application/pdf" src="book.pdf">Read our book</a> <a href="image/jpeg" src="photo.jpeg">See a photo</a>
That is, we’re talking about the type of the linked resource, not the type of the <a> element, as it’s sometimes misunderstood. The following example is invalid because button is not a valid MIME type.
<a href="/order.php" type="button">Submit</a>
The value used to define the type of a link is not valid. You’re probably using a URL instead of a valid type.
Example of a valid type:
<link rel="icon" type="image/png" href="favicon.png">
The text-transform CSS property specifies how to capitalize an element’s text. It can be used to make text appear in all-uppercase or all-lowercase, or with each word capitalized.
Examples of valid values for this property are:
text-transform: none; text-transform: capitalize; text-transform: uppercase; text-transform: lowercase; text-transform: full-width; text-transform: full-size-kana;
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