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HTML tags used in Category Content

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Description of Error - 8074: HTML tags used in Category Content

HTML tags are used within the category page's content.

Content of info column: N/A

Possible Causes

Unless specifically recommended on a WikiTree help page or style page, all HTML and inline CSS should be considered non-standard.The content of a category page should briefly describe the purpose of the category, including one or two sentences about the category itself, especially if there is any confusion about when this category should be used and when it should not. Category text:

  • should describe the purpose of the category; and
  • should not contain unique content (custom HTML or CSS):
    • <div> </div> tags
    • <span> </span> tags

Action Steps

Remove HTML tags from the Category content.

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