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    is W3C has a Testing Center?

    is W3C has a Testing Center? I dont want to take my CSS and HTML certification online. Or is there's any equivalent certifications do you know that i can take on a Testing Centers?

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    you can upload a file to w3c validation service rather than directing it to your url if that's what you mean

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    If your using Firefox and have the web developer addon installed (can't remember if it works without it installed) then you can hit Ctrl+Shift+A and the current page in the tab gets sent to the validator and gets valiadated, a validation report will appear in a new tab.
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    james is right. The second and third tabs of the validation service allow you to either upload a file for validation or type code in directly into a textbox.

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    what i meant is on the Certifications of HTML and CSS, because the test is only done online that's why its not that good because some can cheat and anyone can take and cheat. That's why im asking if w3c has a testing center wheteher its a person vuew or proemetric

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    w3schools != w3c
    Technology is dominated by two types of people:
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    Did you bother to read the certifications? People cant just cheat on the test. There has to be a supervisor supervising you during the course of the exam. I took the HTML exam and passed with the degree of excellency. (95% or higher) They ask a lot of table questions..

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    W3schools relies on the fact that people think they're the W3C - as blain says, they're not and they have some quite outdated stuff on their site.

    I wouldn't worry about certification from one site or another - just build a good portfolio full of sites using correct techniques and that's what matters.
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    I guess I wasted my money on certification

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    Yep.

    Clients generally don't know how a website works. They just want to know that it does work - for all they know, you draw it all in MS Paint.

    Give them something that works. If you have a good knowledge of standards, you can possibly charge more and tell them how a lack of standards can make a site fall apart (and they'll suddenly want the guy with knowledge of standards).

    A certification that is pretty easy to do, from a website with no authority whatsoever on the web, only holds value to the person who got it.
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    I was joking. If i had to I would spend the money all over again.

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    You can get your friends as a supervisor when taking the exam isn't it? And you can take the exam at home then write your friends name as supervisor then ask him to sign the certification when it arrives even he/she is not watching you during the exam. Actually you can cheat during the exam you cacn browse the internet during the exam.

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    Then there is no point in even paying money to take it.

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    Take a look at this page:

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    Yes W3C offers the HTML Developer Certificate. It proves fundamental knowledge of web development using HTML, XHTML, and CSS.

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    yup, i know they offer but you need to take the TEST ONLINE, my question is do they have a testing center, for example. If you will take a Photoshop Cs3 exam you need to take that on a Testing Center NOT ONLINE unlike W3C you can cheat on the exam because the exam is online no cameras is watching you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Menshawy View Post
    Yes W3C offers the HTML Developer Certificate
    No they don't. W3C schools offer one - totally different thing.
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    As already said by tailslide that WC3 != W3Schools


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