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What Happens If the "title" Element is Missing?

XHTML 1.0 requires you write the title element inside the head element. If you forget to include the title element, the XHTML validator will return an error to you. Here is how you can test this yourself.

Go the W3 XHTML validator Web site: http://validator.w3.org/. Copy and paste the following sample HTML document to the input area:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
  <base href="http://dev.fyicenter.com/" />
  <meta name="Author" content="FYIcenter.com" />
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;
    charset=UTF-8" />
  <script type="text/javascript" src="_local.js"></script>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="_fyi.css" />

Click the "Check" button, you will get the following error:

Error Line 12 column 7: end tag for "head" which is not 

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  1. What is the Top Level Structure of an XHTML Document?
  2. How Many Document Types Defined in XHTML 1.0?
  3. What Is the "html" Tag/Element?
  4. What is the Second Level Structure of an XHTML Document?
  5. What Is the "head" Tag/Element?
  6. What Is the "body" Tag/Element?
  7. How To Write a "head" Element Properly?
  8. What Is the "title" Tag/Element?
  9. What is a Smallest Valid XHTML Dodument?
  10. What Is Wrong with This "head" Element?
  11. What Happens If the "title" Element is Missing?
  12. What Happens If a "meta" Element Is Not Closed?
  13. What Is a "meta" Tag/Element?
  14. What Is the Description "meta" Tag/Element?
  15. What Is the Keywords "meta" Tag/Element?
  16. What Is the Robots "meta" Tag/Element?
  17. What Is a http-equiv "meta" Tag/Element?
  18. What Is the Author "meta" Tag/Element?
  19. What Is the "base" Tag/Element?
  20. What Is a "script" Tag/Element?
  21. What Is a "link" Tag/Element?
  22. What Is a "style" Tag/Element?

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