Hiya, thanks for the reply, I'm honestly not trying to be awkward, I'm just a stubborn mule
Yes I've addressed those issues as mentioned. We've basically stopped all work on the main site and just concentrating on the temporary site now until we're happy there's no chance of affecting our main board adversely.
If you want to see a couple of the examples of rewritten code I've done, which when put together will pass the validator fine, you can see them on the temp board in the url's below.
Here is an example of a basic template type thing I'd been working on for our site.... http://azure.bbboy.net/satemp
, that template looks exactly how I want it as a basis. But I want to add more links on some other forums.
Now if I try and use a validated code which is too long, i.e simply put it just has more table records it will end up like this http://azure.bbboy.net/satemp-viewforum?forum=6
Both of the validated sources can be found belowhttp://homepage.ntlworld.com/i.brierley/sa-final3.htmhttp://homepage.ntlworld.com/i.brierley/sa-final3verylong.htm
feel free to paste them into the norton html validator, as well as open them in your own browser, then try pasting the 2nd source into the template keeping the same format as the first.
You will find that the fields get corrupt, and html from the header actually will appear in the footer after the closing tags. Thats isn't me doing that, its the forum. Try it on your own test forum is the only way I can suggest you can see for yourself, or do your own html code to test the theory if you're not happy with mine. (thats why I previously used only your own code which caused the same problem to make sure it wasn't on my forum or my code causing the problem).
I know you may find it surprising no one else has found this problem before, but all I can suggest is try it, because I can't make it not happen with enough code.