Tools

You have a website, but is it valid? Is it accessible? How fast does it load? Need XML->HTML translation? Check these links out.

Or maybe you just want to get one of those cool favicons you see on website tabs.

CSSCheck, a Cascading Style Sheets Lint

URI: http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/csscheck/

While not a validator, this lint provides information on how to write CSS, showing what styles you might be omitting, which you don't really need, etc.

Source: Liam Quinn


Dean Edwards Javascript Compressor

URI: http://dean.edwards.name/packer/

This handy-dandy site will compress your javascript for you to reduce filesize. Do be aware, tho, that you need to make sure your Javascript is properly formatted (no missing ; or {} because the author assumed line returns would take care of it, etc)


FavIcon from Pics

URI: http://www.chami.com/html-kit/services/favicon/

A free online favicon generator from the creators of HTML Kit.

Source: HTML Kit


HTML Tidy

URI: http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/

Clean up your markup with HTML Tidy! HTML markup made with WYSIWYG editors can be cluttered with tags and attributes that not only make it hard to read, but also can interfere with validation. Use this tool to clean up your act. Even if you code by hand, this tool can point out potential problems.

Source: HTML Tidy Library Project


W3C CSS Validation Service

URI: http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/

The CSS validator offered by the W3C-the organization that makes the guidelines. HTML, XHMTL and CSS validated through the W3C validators give you the privilege of placing their icons on your site, certifying the validity and providing an easy way for visitors (and yourself) to check it.

Source: W3C


W3C Link Checker

URI: http://validator.w3.org/checklink

Broken links discourage visitors and make them less likely to return. The W3C has provided a handy tool to check links and identify those that need repair.

Source: W3C


W3C Markup Validation Service

URI: http://validator.w3.org/detailed.html

The markup validator offered by the W3C-the organization that makes the guidelines. HTML, XHMTL and CSS validated through the W3C validators give you the privilege of placing their icons on your site, certifying the validity and providing an easy way for visitors (and yourself) to check it.

Source: W3C


W3C P3P Validator

URI: http://www.w3.org/P3P/validator.html

This tool validates the syntax of your P3P machine-readable file.

Source: W3C


WDG HTML Validator

URI: http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/

This validator has the ability to validate your entire site, making it easy to perform periodic checks if you don't re-validate after every update. Also available on this site is a downloadable version.

Source: Liam Quinn


Web Page Analyzer

URI: http://www.websiteoptimization.com/services/analyze/

A free website speed test that gives a fantastic analysis of your site and really promotes optimization.

Source: Web Site Optimization Services



Add Your Comment