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Error 951 Not recommended tag SPAN CLASS

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Date: 7 Jan 2022
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_951
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Description of Error - 951: Not recommended tag <SPAN CLASS="...">

The profile is using HTML SPAN tag for CLASS formatting, and SPAN tags are not recommended for use. They depend on WikiTree's CSS predefined formatting, and those are subject to change without notice.

Content of info column: the offending tag(s).

Possible Causes

  • Copy/Paste of text from some other site in HTML format.
  • Attempt to alter the appearance of wiki text.

Action Steps

  • Remove all HTML formatting.
  • Use recommended ways to format the wiki text.

Possible replacements for some classes:

  • <span class="TAG">...</span> can be replaced by {{Tag|...}}

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Technical Stuff

Biography is checked for the presence of SPAN tags with CLASS attribute. There are some classes, that are temporarily removed from checking:

  • <span class="hidden">...</span>

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