HTML coders: Do you go by standards?

Discussion in 'Web Design & Coding' started by James, Aug 23, 2003.

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What standard do you use?

  1. XHTML (transitional)

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  2. XHTML (strict)

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    0.0%
  3. HTML 4.x

    5 vote(s)
    45.5%
  4. I don't use any standard

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    18.2%
  1. James

    James Photojournalist

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    When you make a website, do you use your own messy coding/embedding? Or do you go by W3C's* stanards?

    If so, what standard? I do all of my sites in XHTML transitional. The only thing @ binarydreams.us that is not compliant is the forums, which will change once vB3 is released. :)

    Check out the 'Promote Us' link at the bottom of this page, that's XHTML compliant, also the 404, 403 and 401 error pages are in XHTML. Plus some personal sites I have on here are all XHTML. There's a validator on W3C's site that checks your code.

    Why code with standards? Because every browser will render your code the way YOU want it to look. It will load faster and display properly. Using non standards code will cause other browser not to render code correctly.
    • *W3C stands for World Wide Web Consortium. They develop interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential.

      The standards are HTML 4.01, XHTML 1, XHTML 1.1, XML, etc...

      You can read more about XHTML @ the link above.
     
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    Kristi I'm Baaaackkk!! VIP Member

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    With the one and only site that I have, I do it in XHTML transitional. It's a lot neater and obviously up to date.
     
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    SwordWielder Master of Swords VIP Member

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    HTML 4.1 right now... I am actually going to be learning XHTML with proper CSS / XML though.
     
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    S Walch MAME 0.64 :) VIP Member

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    Aye, I go by the standards.

    I've been doing most of my coding in XHTML transitional - but am currently going onto Strict as my knowledge of CSS get's better and better.
     
    S Walch, Sep 4, 2003
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    Don't really know... I just go with the flow :thumbs
     
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    S Walch MAME 0.64 :) VIP Member

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    S Walch, Sep 6, 2003
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    SwordWielder Master of Swords VIP Member

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    I am getting more proficiant in XHTML and CSS now. No more HTML 4.x for me. I"m starting to delve into XML a little now.
     
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