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A validator is a computer program used to check the validity or syntactical correctness of a fragment of code or document. The term is commonly used in the context of validating HTML, CSS, and XML documents like RSS feeds, though it can be used for any defined format or language.
Accessibility validators are automated tools that are designed to verify compliance of a web page or a web site with respect to one or more accessibility guidelines (such as WCAG, Section 508 or those associated with national laws such as the Stanca Act).
- CSS HTML Validator for Windows
- HTML Tidy
- W3C Markup Validation Service
- Well-formed element
- XML validation
- Lemay, Laura (1995). Teach Yourself More Web Publishing with HTML in a Week. Indianapolis, Ind: Sams.net Pub. p. 198. ISBN 9781575210056.
- Tittel, Ed, and Mary C. Burmeister. HTML 4 for Dummies. --For dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Pub, 2005.
- W3C's HTML Validator
- W3C's CSS Validator
- Mauve, an accessibility validator developed by HIIS Lab – ISTI of CNR of Pisa (Italy).
- WAVE – Online accessibility validatorVery few BSD and Linux-based operating systems are submitted for compliance with the Single UNIX Specification, although system developers generally aim for compliance with POSIX standards, which form the core of the Single UNIX Specification.