html doesn`t validate

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I have custmized a site at (it's in greek)

But it doesn't validate
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and I cannot understand why?

Any help?


PS: I use Utf8 and in my editor (crimson editor) utf8 without BOM.

Re: html doesn`t validate


Harris Kosmidhs wrote:

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In HTML 4.01 Strict you cannot put inline elements (e.g. form controls
INPUT, SELECT, ..) and character data directly into the FORM elements.
The inline content has to be place in block elements that allow inline
The simplest 'hack' to fix this is to wrap the FORM contents into DIVs. But
other elements like FIELDSET may be more appropriate (I haven't looked to
closely at the actual contents...).


Benjamin Niemann
Email: pink at odahoda dot de
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Re: html doesn`t validate

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Well, start with the first error and explanation listed just below the
big red box telling you the code doesn't validate.  It says that there
is a problem with the html on line 37 of your page, and follows it up
with an explanation. From the validator:

Line 37 column 62: document type does not allow element "SELECT" here;
missing one of "P", "H1", "H2", "H3", "H4", "H5", "H6", "PRE", "DIV",

Section 17.6 of the html 4 standard includes some examples of how to
use the select element.  Fix your code accordingly, then try again.
Repeat until all the errors are gone!

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