John, I have been using Dreamweaver since version 1.2 and have never experienced this problem. If you want to mail me the page I'm more than happy to take a look at the code. Regards Mark John Bedard wrote: > > Can anyone tell me why Dreamweaver 4 deletes my </head> and <body> tags? > When I manually insert them back in, DW highlights them as invalid markup. > > > > My files still display in the browser but I'm initializing a dropdown menu > in the body tag, so it doesn't fire off.