[thelist] HTML validation for protected pages

Ken Schaefer ken.schaefer at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 07:50:47 CDT 2004

On Fri, 6 Aug 2004 11:07:14 -0400, Sam Carter <scforum at iness.com> wrote:
> Sam Carter wrote:
> > I develop dynamic web content that requires user login before
> > accessing the
> > page.  It's a lot of trouble to validate the HTML since these pages
> > are not
> > accessible without login.
> Develop locally and install the validator on your dev server then turn
> off authentication while validating?
> There were several suggestions along these lines.
> The courses we develop deliver content specific to a user's login ID.  It's
> not just authentication that's going on, but the content on the page is
> often user specific or context specific.  It's tough to "fake" a user on a
> specific page for external validator's purposes.

Perhaps you could consider getting some kind of unit testing framework


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