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How To Use w3.org Feed Validation Service?

w3.org feed validation service is provided at http://validator.w3.org/feed/. It offers you two methods to validate your feed document:

  • Validate by URL - Validating a feed file by entering the URL where the feed file is located.
  • Validate by Direct Input - Validating a feed file by entering the content of the feed file. But this method is not working at this time.

If you want to the w3.org feed validator, you can follow the tutorial exercise below:

1. Go to http://validator.w3.org/feed/.

2. Enter http://dev.fyicenter.com/atom.xml into the Address field and click the Check button as shown in following picture:
            W3 Atom Feed Validator

3. You should see the validation result page with a "Congratulations" message.

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  1. What Is Atom 1.0 Standard?
  2. What Is the Relation between Atom and XML?
  3. What Are Main Differences between Atom 1.0 and RSS 2.0?
  4. What Is the Icon for Atom Syndication?
  5. What Is the MIME Type Definition for Atom Files?
  6. What Is an Atom Syndication Feed?
  7. How To Write a Minimum Atom 1.0 Feed File?
  8. How To Validate an Atom 1.0 Feed File?
  9. How To Use w3.org Feed Validation Service?
  10. What Happens If Your Atom Feed Fails the Validation?
  11. Is There Any DTD File to Validate Atom Feed Files?
  12. Is There Any XSD File to Validate Atom Feed Files?
  13. How To Create Atom Feed Files?
  14. How To Tell Visitors That You Have Atom Syndication Feeds?
  15. How To Tell Web Browsers That Your Web Pages Have Atom Feeds?
  16. What Happens When FireFox Knows a Web Page Has Atom Feeds?

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