[wp-hackers] Strange errors with the link checker

Alan Castonguay alan at verselogic.net
Sat Sep 5 19:53:00 UTC 2009

Browsers seem to honor a name= fragments and whatever id= the same  
way. I don't think the w3 checker likes the latter. The fragment is  
only to scroll down the page to the comment box, and that behavior is  
not strictly required.

Alan J Castonguay

Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 5, 2009, at 11:59 AM, Harish Narayanan  
<harish.mlists at gmail.com> wrote:

> By default, WordPress generates something like the following URI to
> reply to specific comments:
> http://foo.org/blog/post/?replytocom=123456#respond
> When I pass a page with comments through the W3C link checker, I see
> errors like the following for each comment:
> Some of the links to this resource point to broken URI fragments (such
> as index.html#fragment).
> 1. Does anyone see why this happens? There is a <div id="respond"> on
> the default page.
> 2. Is the #respond part of the replytocom link necessary?
> Thanks,
> Harish
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