HTML Analysis Of Web Sites

A survey of the HTML compliance of home pages of Web sites for participants on the "QA For Web Sites" workshop held prior to the ILI 2004 Conference has been carried out. The survey makes use of the W3C HTML compliance checking tool.

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Table 1: Findings
  Organisation Compliant? HTML Version Errors Comments Try It
1 ILI 2004 Conference Web Site N HTML 4.01 24 errors Invalid DOCTYPE Check
2 Framley Museum (fictional) N Not defined 15 errors No DOCTYPE Check
3 Estrella Mountain Community College N Not defined 27 errors No DOCTYPE Check
4 American University of Beirut N HTML 4.01 25 errors   Check
5 NATO N Not defined 37 errors No DOCTYPE Check
6 Public Service Commission (Possibly incorrect address) N Not defined 42 errors No DOCTYPE Check
7 Limited N HTML 4.01 1 error   Check
8 National Library Board N Not defined 25 errors No DOCTYPE and no character encoding Check
9 University Library of Oslo N HTML 4   Invalid characters Check
10 AFFRC N HTML 4 13 errors   Check
11 Anglo American Corporation of South Africa          

The information in the table was collected on 4th October 2004.


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