Questions tagged [xml]

XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form. It is defined in the XML 1.0 Specification produced by the W3C, and several other related specifications, all gratis open standards.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
2answers
3k views

HTML5 `html` `xmlns` attribute

Is xmlns appropriate in HTML5? <!DOCTYPE html> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> ... </html> Also, which is preferred, <!DOCTYPE html> or <!doctype html>?
2
votes
1answer
63 views

When I'm delivering a page with the XHTML mime type, should I use XML DOM or HTML DOM?

I prefer using the XHTML mime type for pages, instead of HTML, and serve a different mime type to IE, but when I do this, should I use XML DOM or HTML DOM?
0
votes
2answers
1k views

XML Parsing Error at 1:1544. Error 4: not well-formed (invalid token)

I have installed Joomla 1.5.22 on a new hosting account, which doesn't have a domain yet, so it's public URL is http://cp-013.micron21.com/~annimac/ A message saying: XML Parsing Error at 1:1544. ...
2
votes
2answers
76 views

updated posts in my RSS feed

Should I put in my RSS feed posts that I've updated or I'll just update it but don't put it my RSS feed? (considering RSS feed contains latest 10 posts).
4
votes
1answer
156 views

How to update an RSS Feed?

Let's say we have a similar RSS feed like here. Where should I be inserting the new content? And, should all the articles be listed in an RSS feed?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

XML Video Sitemap for embedded YouTube videos - anyone done this successfully and if so how?

This is poorly documented by Google and has been hotly debated by SEO's but has anyone actually done it? There is no info. on Google Webmaster Forums although they recommend that a person does ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Sitemap XML version vs simple text (urls list) version, do you know what are the pros?

I usualy submit simple text urls list as sitemap on Google webmaster tools. It's just a matter of simplicity, a simple text file is lightweight, easier to read also for humans (actually for me). :) ...
1
vote
1answer
382 views

How to use Google Web Fonts “text” parameter on Blogger?

Google introduced the new parameter "text" to the Google Web Fonts API, where you can choose which letters will come from your request (for when you only need few letters for the logo) The ...
-3
votes
1answer
6k views

How To Get Data From Another Website? [closed]

How would I be able to get data from another website and put it on my own website? Website A has profiles of users along with other stuff. I want to be able to get the data of the user and incorporate ...
1
vote
3answers
384 views

xml sitemap structure

I have been arguing a point and would like a second opinion. The basic point of contention is as follows: We have a site X with a sitemap index file located at: http://www.x.co.uk/sitemap.xml ...
4
votes
1answer
784 views

IIS XML encoding seems to be wrong

We are moving our web application from Apache 2.0 to IIS 7. Everyhing is fine with UTF-8 encoding, but just one thing. There's a flash movie in the page that reads an xml content (dynamically ...
1
vote
1answer
192 views

Are there security risks involved in moving from a CMS that uses SQL to one that uses XML?

I've used a lot of content management systems in my day (drupal, wordpress, joomla, etc.) and they have all been database driven using MySQL. While the security updates for many CMS offerings out ...
7
votes
4answers
5k views

Linux HTML/XML W3C Validation Utilities

What programs can I use to validate HTML/XML markup? Basically, I want a local, command-line based, version of W3C HTML validation service (like lint) that I can use for detecting errors. Update I ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Webpage Post Submits vs AJAX?

Which is better and why? I can see where a site that works 100% in AJAX might optimize a bit better, due to not having to reload the page on each click. But I am a huge fan of the big submit button ...