I noticed that the W3C Nu Markup Validation Service did not have any bookmarklets to provide quick validation of a page currently being viewed. So I made some using the existing W3C validator bookmarklets as the basis:
About the W3C Nu Markup Validator
Like the DTD-based W3C markup validation service, the W3C Nu Markup Validator checks the markup validity of Web documents, but instead uses the backend from the Validator.nu engine, which provides non-DTD-based validation support for a number of markup languages. As with the existing W3C DTD-based validator, code contributions are welcome and are publicly acknowledged. So if you’re a developer interested in contributing to the work, you’re encouraged to get involved (a good place to start is by checking out the Validator.nu source code). If you find any bugs in the service, or want to request a new feature, please raise a bug report.
Nu Markup Validation Service Bookmarklets
To use, add the link(s) as a bookmark in your browser.
- Validate Page
- This is the basic “Validate Page” Bookmarklet. It simply submits the URL for the currently viewed page to the Nu Markup Validation Service for processing. Results appear in the same window.
- Validate Page (New Window)
- Like the last Bookmarklet, this also submits the URL of the current page to the Nu Markup Validation Service for processing, but this version will show the results in a new window (tab).
- Validate Page…
- Puts up a dialog with a text entry field where you can type in the URL of a page you would like to Validate. The results appear in the current window.
- Validate Page… (New Window)
- Same as above but shows results in a new window (tab).
Thanks to Mike Smith for making the Nu Markup Validation Service happen.