[thelist] Google Webmaster Tools Verification

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Mon Dec 4 09:02:56 CST 2006

On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 12:17 +0000, Dawson Costelloe wrote:
> Google tells me to verify my website by putting the following META Tag
> into my index page.
> <META name="verify-v1" content="removed=" />
> However the web page now doesn't validate, stating:
> This page is not Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional!
> Error
>         Line 6 column 11:
>         there is no attribute "name".
> Solution? Can I remove the attribute name and replace with "id", which
> would work, but will it screw google up when it looks to validate
> against the meta tag via the name attribute?

If your document must validate, then use the html file method instead,
worked for me:



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