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Closed 10 years ago

#17363 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Add XHTML namespace declaration to Twenty Eleven to provide XHTML compatibility

Reported by: peaceablewhale Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.2
Component: Themes Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


The HTML5 Spec allows the html element having a xmlns attribute with value "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" This provides XHTML compatibility to HTML5.

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17363.patch (569 bytes) - added by peaceablewhale 10 years ago.

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Change History (7)

#1 @Otto42
10 years ago

The xmlns attribute is deprecated and no longer necessary in HTML 5.


#2 @peaceablewhale
10 years ago

The XML namespace declaration is required if the blog is served as application/xhtml+xml. http://www.w3.org/TR/html-polyglot/ provides guidelines for making webpage compatible with both HTML (text/html) and XHTML (application/xhtml+xml).

#3 @holizz
10 years ago

  • Cc tom@… added

#4 @ocean90
10 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed
Version 0, edited 10 years ago by ocean90 (next)

#5 @peaceablewhale
10 years ago

  • Resolution duplicate deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

Not a duplicate. That one is for Twenty Ten.

#6 @peaceablewhale
10 years ago

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

Oops, you have merged this ticket to #14226. Closing this again.

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