Why is it important to pass the W3C compliance?
- Compliance helps ensure that your website is accessible from a number of devices; from different browsers to the growing number of surfers using PDAs and cellular phones.
- Compliance will also help ensure that regardless of the browser, resolution, device, etc. that your website will look and function in the same or at least a very similar fashion.
- Compliance helps the search engine rankings as compare with non-compliant websites.
How to validate if a theme pass the W3C compliance?
Simply enter the theme URL on these 2 pages:
http://validator.w3.org/ (XHTML Validator)
http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/ (CSS Validator)
Themes that pass (warnings doesn’t count as error) each of the W3C validator will be awarded 3 points each.