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Body element already open? (7 posts)

  1. Antigrav
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I come to you hat-in-hand...

    When validating hypervocal.com ( link to validation )

    W3C validator comes back with:

    "An body start tag seen but an element of the same type was already open."

    I can not see where it is already open.

    I would appreciate any help in tracking down the issue here.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. Marventus
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Antigrav,

    The problem is probably due to the fact that you have a <div> tag inside your document's <head>:

    <div id="top-header">

    Move that tag and all it's contents to the <body> of your document and the error should go away.


  3. Antigrav
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you Marventus... I actually made that change in our dev environment and I'm still getting the same validation error.

    Any other ideas?

  4. Marventus
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Is there a chance you could upload those changes to production or send me a link to your dev environment so I can take a closer look? If you would rather not make the dev address public, you can send it to me to `

  5. Antigrav
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Info Sent.

    Thanks so much Marventus, you are a gentleman and a scholar.

  6. Marventus
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Just in case someone else finds this thread and is experiencing the same error, the original validation error related to the <body> was caused by improperly placed HTML outside of the body tag. The culprit seems to be a plugin, but I could not verify it for sure.

  7. Marventus
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi there.
    If you were able to figure out the original validation error, could you please mark this thread as resolved?

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