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XHTML Strict Validation Error, Possibly from comments.php


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Old Sep 9, 2009, 01:57 PM
cyboc
 
8 posts · Sep 2009
I'm running Wordpress 2.8.4 with Atahualpa 3.4.1. I'm getting XHTML strict validation errors on http://validator.w3.org, which seem to be related to comments.php. Here's the error:

Quote:
Error Line 501, Column 112: document type does not allow element "input" here; missing one of "p", "h1", "h2", "h3", "h4", "h5", "h6", "div", "pre", "address", "fieldset", "ins", "del" start-tag

d_html_comment" value="a6b33afe5f"
I traced that to this snippet of XHTML:
HTML Code:
<!-- Comment Textarea -->
<p><textarea name="comment" id="comment" rows="10" cols="10" tabindex="4"></textarea></p>
<input type="hidden" id="_wp_unfiltered_html_comment" name="_wp_unfiltered_html_comment" value="a6b33afe5f" />
...		
<!-- Submit -->
...
That XHTML seems to be generated by this php snippet in the theme's comments.php:
PHP Code:
<!-- Comment Textarea -->
<p><textarea name="comment" id="comment" rows="10" cols="10" tabindex="4"></textarea></p>
<?php do_action('comment_form'$post->ID); ?>

<!-- Submit -->
I think the generated "input" element needs to be wrapped with a block element such as "p", "div", "fieldset", etc. I think either comments.php should wrap "<?php do_action('comment_form', $post->ID); ?>" with such an element or the do_action code should do it.

What is the best workaround for now?

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