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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#9531 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

language_attributes() defaults to 'html'

Reported by: CharlesClarkson Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.8
Component: Themes Keywords: has-patch needs-testing
Focuses: Cc:


A lot of theme designers start with the files for Classic or Default themes when creating their theme files.

The language_attributes() in both themes is used with the default 'html' value even though the documents specifically have xhtml DOCTYPEs.

I have searched the internet in hopes of correcting this issue, but it all starts here. language_attributes('xhtml') should be used with xhtml doctypes.

I have attached a diff file with a patch for Classic and for Default.

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header.diff (1.4 KB) - added by CharlesClarkson 12 years ago.

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Change History (3)

#1 @janeforshort
12 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch needs-testing added; default classic themes header.php removed

#2 @Denis-de-Bernardy
12 years ago

  • Milestone 2.8 deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

-1. if a plugin outputs invalid xhtml, the page won't validate any longer.

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