Birdie wrote: > What doc type should I be using if I am making general run of the mill, no > fancy stuff HTML and SHTML files? SHOULD is not set in stone. Whether its html 4, or xhtml 1, I suggest using strict. Transitional and/or loose are sloppy (in general). > And what about if I have PHP pages, does this change what doc type I should > be using ? I am a bit confused as to which doc types I should be using when > and where. PHP renders HTML. the doctype is the same.