HTML validator


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HTML validator

Software that checks the validity of tags in an HTML document. Browsers treat errors differently, such as a start tag without an end tag, a lack of quotes or extra quotes. Unless an HTML page is tested, the page may display incorrectly on the user's device. See validate.
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