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Grunt task for W3C validation of markup

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.0

If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

npm install grunt-w3c-markup-validation --save-dev

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:


Using the task

This task can be used to validate markup in local files or hosted in a site. Here is an example of it's use within a grunt file:

        w3c_markup_validation : {
   failOnError : true,
   pages : ['./test-pages/fails.html', ''],
   ignore : ['no document type delaration']
            task('default', ['w3c_markup_validation']);


name description
pages the pages to validate
failOnError should grunt stop if an error is encountered? (default is false)
ignore ignore any errors containing the specified text