Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of web_validation


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May 6, 2008, 3:53:48 PM (12 years ago)
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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    4747It also lets you run the validator on sites that you might not want to grant access to over the internet (for example, if you're working on a local staging or development copy of a site that is only available over a loopback device).
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    49 == Validation and [wiki:content_management_systems Content Management Systems] ==
     49== Validation and Content Management Systems ==
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    51 Many [wiki:content_management_systems CMSes] already declare a DOCTYPE and charset for you, and use it in their templates and static pages.  This usually means that any code you write that is published through such a CMS needs to be carefully checked to ensure that it meets the standard (and charset!) selected by the CMS.  Some CMSes will help you meet that standard by providing filters to run user-submitted content through.  While there is still guesswork about how to translate non-standard markup into standards-compliant markup, using the CMS' provided filters moves the guesswork into the server side, where it can be made ''once'' in a canonical fashion, instead of asking each viewer's web browser to do its own guesswork.
     51Many [wiki:content_management_systems Content Management Systems] (or CMSes) already declare a DOCTYPE and charset for you, and use it in their templates and static pages.  This usually means that any code you write that is published through such a CMS needs to be carefully checked to ensure that it meets the standard (and charset!) selected by the CMS.  Some CMSes will help you meet that standard by providing filters to run user-submitted content through.  While there is still guesswork about how to translate non-standard markup into standards-compliant markup, using the CMS' provided filters moves the guesswork into the server side, where it can be made ''once'' in a canonical fashion, instead of asking each viewer's web browser to do its own guesswork.
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    5353An example of this is Drupal's [http://drupal.org/handbook/modules/filter Input Formats provided by the "filter" module].