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View Full Version : IE won't show a page with HTML Comments



yipperoo
11-22-2011, 02:00 PM
Every time I add an HTML comment to my code, IE will not render the page. As soon as I remove the comment, IE displays the page. What's the deal?

Check it out. The only difference between these pages is one single HTML comment.

http://dasdigitalarts.com/temp/index.html
http://dasdigitalarts.com/temp/indexwithcomment.html

Kor
11-22-2011, 02:19 PM
You have started commenting your CSS code, which is not a bright idea :)


<style type="text/css">
<!--
body {
margin: 0px;
height: 100%;
width: 100%;
}

As a result, everything is messed up

teedoff
11-22-2011, 02:50 PM
To elaborate, you "start" an html comment, but dont seem to finish it. A valid html comment is this:

<!-- Commented HTML goes here -->


But, you're trying to comment some embedded styles correct? A valid css comment is this

/* Commented Styles goes here */

yipperoo
11-22-2011, 02:58 PM
Thanks! That fixed it. I didn't see that comment thingy there. I think it was from something I cut/pasted.

Excavator
11-22-2011, 03:19 PM
Hello yipperoo,
Like my tagline says, you should validate often during development. Check out the links down there about validation.



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