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Old 01-31-2017, 12:49 AM   #1
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What does DOCTYPE mean?

What does DOCTYPE mean?
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Old 02-01-2017, 05:24 AM   #2
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Hi,
The DOCTYPE Declaration (DTD or Document Type Declaration) does a couple of things:

When performing HTML validation testing on a web page it tells the HTML (HyperText Markup Language) validator which version of (X)HTML standard the web page coding is supposed to comply with. When you validate your web page the HTML validator checks the coding against the applicable standard then reports which portions of the coding do not pass HTML validation (are not compliant).
It tells the browser how to render the page in standards compliant mode.
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Old 02-05-2017, 08:25 PM   #3
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A document type declaration, or DOCTYPE, is an instruction that associates a particular SGML or XML document (for example, a webpage) with a document type definition (DTD) (for example, the formal definition of a particular version of HTML1.0 - HTML 4.0).
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Old 02-05-2017, 08:38 PM   #4
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The <!DOCTYPE> declaration must be the very first thing in your HTML document, before the <html> tag.

The <!DOCTYPE> declaration is not an HTML tag; it is an instruction to the web browser about what version of HTML the page is written in.
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:50 AM   #5
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<Doctype> means document type. It shows the type of html version you are using.
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Old 02-14-2017, 12:41 AM   #6
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A document type declaration, or DOCTYPE, is an instruction that associates a particular SGML or XML document (for example, a webpage) with a document type definition (DTD) (for example, the formal definition of a particular version of HTML1.0 - HTML 4.0).
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Old 02-14-2017, 01:27 AM   #7
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Great sharing. So confusion about doc type. But now got some clear information about doc type. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-14-2017, 02:06 AM   #8
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DOCTYPE is an instruction that associates a particular SGML or XML document with a document type definition.
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Old 02-16-2017, 04:43 AM   #9
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DOCTYPE is the first thing at the top of every webpage, even before the HTML tag.
the DOCTYPE declares what type of documentation (or rules) our HTML page is being displayed with. If you don’t declare a DOCTYPE, the browser will assume you have no idea what you’re doing and will go into “fix-it” mode generally using the transitional ruleset as outlined below. The action is not the same from browser to browser.
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DOCTYPE is the first thing at the top of every webpage, even before the HTML tag.
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Old 02-17-2017, 01:15 AM   #11
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doctype tells about language of code use in web page.
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A document type declaration, or DOCTYPE, is an instruction that associates a particular SGML or XML document.Always add the <!DOCTYPE> declaration to your HTML documents, so that the browser knows what type of document to expect.
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These Doctype describe the html that will be used in your page also these will tell web browser and other user agent which version of html used...
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