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Chapter 10. Editing HTML and XML Markup > Ensure Functionality by Cleaning Up Y...

Ensure Functionality by Cleaning Up Your HTML

If you have used FrontPage in the past, you may be aware that older versions of the software created HTML code that was difficult to scan, and contained plenty of unnecessary commands when you made changes to a page in Design View. You no longer have to worry about what constitutes “clean” HTML, or whether your HTML will be accepted by all browsers. FrontPage now cleans up the HTML that is automatically generated when you craft a page in Design View, or that you import from a Word file. You also have the ability to clean up your code, whether it’s on the local version of your site or on a remote Web server. You can even identify individual tags, such as comments, attributes, or HTML white space, and have FrontPage clean it with just a few mouse clicks.

Keeping Your Local HTML Clean for Your Co-workers

Before you publish your Web site (a process described in Chapter 17, “Publishing Your Web Site”), it’s a good idea to remove any unnecessary or unorthodox HTML commands that may have been introduced by other editors, or by programs like Microsoft Word, which may generate their own HTML. To clean up the HTML on the local version of your site (the files you maintain on your own computer, as opposed to the remote Web server), follow these steps:


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