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    Does Googlebot care about valid HTML?

    ADRIAN MADARAS: Today’s question comes from Bangalore. Hemanth asks, does the crawler really care about valid HTML? Validating google.com gives me 23 errors and 4 warnings. So there are plenty of reasons to write a valid HTML, and to pay attention to your HTML, and to make sure that it’s really clean and that it validates. It makes it more maintainable. It makes it easier whenever you want to upgrade. It makes it much better if you want to hand that code off to somebody else. And there’s just a lot of good reasons to do it. At the same time, Google has to work with the web we have,…