Test and Validate your Pages
Test and Validate Html Pages
Test Your Browser
Viewer Test Page (http://www-dsed.llnl.gov/documents/WWWtest.html)
Validate Your Html Pages
- All in One: <Suite
of HTML Validation Suites> (http://www.ccs.org/validate/)
Watson (http://addy.com/watson/watson.cgi)- Dr. Watson is a program that will analyze a web page
and point out any problems he sees. You can tell him to go easy or be very
picky. And he understands the special extensions invented by Netscape and
Microsoft. He can also check your spelling and verify that your links to
images or other pages actually work.
Kinder, Gentler Validator (http://ugweb.cs.ualberta.ca/~gerald/validate/)This is similar to the WebTechs validator
(listed below), but the errors returned are slightly easier to understand,
and the problematic HTML markup is displayed along with the errors. This
service also provides an interface to "Weblint", a popular HTML
style checker (which is also listed below.)
Html Validation Service (http://www.webtechs.com/html-val-svc/)An interactive HTML validator, provided
by the nice folks at WebTechs (http://www.webtechs.com/). This
link provides a form where you can enter URLs of documents you want checked,
and another one in which you can type HTML to see if it is valid. There
are mirrors of this service in
Australia (http://cq-pan.cqu.edu.au/validate/) and the United
Home Page (http://www.khoros.unm.edu/staff/neilb/weblint.html) Neil Bowers' excellent syntax and style checker for HTML
documents: a Perl script which you can download and install on your system.
Weblint looks for some common HTML problems, specifically targeted to finding
things which are known to confound existing Web browsers.
(http://www.unipress.com/cgi-bin/WWWeblint)- Weblint program checks your HTML code for you.
HTML Validation Service (http://www.vilspa.esa.es/div/help/validation-form.html)
- HTML Check Toolkit (http://www.webtechs.com/html-tk/)This
link allows you to configure and download a package containing the parser
behind the WebTechs Validation Service to be installed on your system,
allowing you to check your documents without having to use the online Web
a HTML syntax and cross-reference checker (http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~churchh/htmlchek.html)Henry Churchyard's awk or
perl scripts, which check syntax, do local cross-reference checking, translate
dangerous 8-bit characters to their HTML entities, generate tables of contents,
Drive Doctor HTML For Free (http://drhtml.imagiware.com/authentication/testdrive.html)
- Doctor HTML (http://www.imagiware.com/RxHTML/) - Nifty
service that checks many aspects of your Web page and entire Web site automatically,
including spelling, bad links, document/table/form structure, graphics
analysis (outputs WIDTH HEIGHT and color depth) and command syntax checking.
By Thomas Tongue.
- htmlchek (http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~churchh/htmlchek.html)
- Syntactically checks HTML 2.0 or 3.0 files for errors; can do local link
cross-reference checking, and generate a rudimentary reference-dependency
- Infolink - (http://www.biggbyte.com/)Shareware Windows
link checker. Can check entire sites and for moved URLs.
- Linkbot (http://www.tetranetsoftware.com/) - Link verification
robot checks sites for bad internal and external links automatically. Sort
pages by modification date, create a site map, check for missing titles,
- LinkScan (http://www.elsop.com) - Server-side commercial
perl program that checks links and creates site maps.
- Missinglink (http://www.rsol.com/)-
(http://www.rsol.com/)Shareware link checker written in Perl and designed to run on Unix
- MOMspider (http://www.ics.uci.edu/WebSoft/MOMspider/)-
A web-roaming robot that can automatically check for bad URLs and build
indexes of web sites.
- Net Mechanic (http://www.netmechanic.com) - Free service
(200 pages 500 links) that checks links, validates HTML, and checks server
- SiteCheck (http://www.pacific-coast.com/)- A Mac application
that verifies all the links in your site with one click. Works from your
Mac to any remote site, has recursive search and follow cgi-bin script
- Why Validate
Your HTML (http://www.earth.com/bad-style/why-validate.html)- "...if you want your company information to look good
using the new browsers that are coming out and you want to be able to use
all the new tools that are being made available then it is important to
stick to the specs. From Earth.com (http://www.earth.com/)
- WWWLint (http://www.unipress.com/cgi-bin/WWWeblint)-
(http://www.unipress.com/cgi-bin/WWWeblint)Interactive version of the Weblint Perl scipt by Clay Webster, one
of c|net's webmasters.
- Checkbot (http://dutifp.twi.tudelft.nl:8000/checkbot/)
- Checkbot is a tool to verify links on a set of html pages. Checkbot can
check a set of documents on a single server, or on a set of servers (e.g.
all servers within a domain).