[Wolves] XHTML Validation Problem

Philip Harper ph004h7245 at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Aug 22 15:22:46 BST 2007

Ah, think I've worked it out, I was trying to be a bit more free with 
tags than XHTML allows you to be!

Philip Harper wrote:
> Anyone know why you can't validate XHTML Transitional if you are using 
> an external linked stylesheet (as in <link rel="stylesheet" 
> href="mystyle.css" type="text/css" media="screen"/> in the head tag), 
> the validator on the W3C website flags your tags defined in your 
> linked stylesheet as not defined even when you provide the full URI of 
> the web page you want to validate.  I assume it's because the 
> validator doesn't then check the linked CSS file for any selector tags 
> you have defined, can only think of two ways around this, either using 
> a style class or embed/inline the styles?
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