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HTML How to Make a Website Responsive Web Design and Testing Website Testing

Validation Error!?

I get a different result during validation testing than the one shown in the video.

I used a different font, but apart from that the HTML is the same. I get the following error:

Line 7, Column 141: Bad value http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fugaz+One|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800 for attribute href on element link: Illegal character in query: not a URL code point. …ne|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>

It appears to have an issue with the closing of the statement, with the '>' after type='text/css'> being the problem.

Any ideas?

4 Answers

Emma Willmann
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Emma Willmann
Treehouse Project Reviewer

I think the issue is with the link. the link above has a | between One and Open. When I click on it, it pulls up the CSS info for that font, but it has changed the | in between One and Open to %7C. Try changing your link out with the link below. I would not add the / before the closing > as suggested above, as the link tag doesn't us that.


what happens with type='text/css' />

Just to be clear, I wasn't recommending that he left the / in, not that it matters just wanted to see if that was causing the issue.

Just be consistent with your use of the closing tags.

That worked! replacing the | with %7C resolved the issue. Many thanks!