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    Failed validation, 66 errors

    My website has 66 validation errors in Strict, and only slightly less in Transitional, so I'd like to keep it in Strict if possible. Is there any possible way I can salvage this mess ? I have to wonder if I should even bother, though I think I definitely need to try seeing as how it's a web design blog.

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    validation errors

    If you change your ampersands - "&", to "&" a lot of those will be fixed.

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    As far as I know, it's not possible to make blogger pages validate.

    You may be able to fix a few of the errors by editing the template but you can't fix the character entity errors since those are part of URLs that are dynamically generated by their scripts.
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    Thanks guys. There are so many weird errors that I wouldn't even know where to start, and I think most of them will probably have to remain there if I want everything on there to work correctly.
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    You're welcome

    I didn't notice any weird errors, just normal ones.

    An alternative would be to get a web host with a server that has PHP4 and MySQL and install a blog system like WordPress or TextPattern.
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    I've heard some positive reviews of WordPress, is it any good? For now I think I'll stick with blogger though just because it's free. In the future though I will definitely want PHP support.

    I edited some HTML and moved some things around to make the page more styled, and I wonder if did anything. Probably not
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    If you know PHP quite well, wordpress should be the best for you, try to spend sometime doing your mod or try to install some plugin.

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    Well I don't quite know PHP that well, but I have a huge book of maybe 800 or 900 pages about PHP and MySQL. I've only read about 100 pages into it, but that's because I didn't even have an up-and-running site on the web that actually used PHP.

    As I was editing my page last night (looks much better now ) I realized I could scrap their template and just make my own, but I don't know if the posting and stuff would work out correctly.
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