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Code Inspections in HTML

This topic lists all PhpStorm code inspections available in HTML.

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Inspection

Description

Default Severity

Anchor reference problems

This inspection checks unresolved anchor references in HTML.

Warning Warning
Empty tag

Reports empty tags (like script ) that do not work in some browsers. The validation works in html or jsp file types.

Warning Warning
File reference problems

This inspection checks unresolved file references in HTML.

Warning Warning
Malformed content of <script> tag

This inspection checks that the script tag content is valid XML.

Error Error
Missing closing tag

Reports HTML elements without a closing tag. Some coding styles require a closing tag on HTML elements even where this is optional.

New in 2017.2

Info No highlighting, only fix

Missing required attribute

Reports XML/HTML tags with missing mandatory attributes. You can specify attribute names that should not be reported.

Warning Warning
Redundant closing tag for HTML element

This inspection spots extra closing tag for the empty elements like IMG or BR.

Warning Warning
Unknown HTML boolean tag attribute

This inspection highlights HTML non-boolean tag attributes without value as invalid, and lets mark such attributes as Custom to avoid highlighting them as invalid.

Warning Warning
Unknown HTML tag

This inspection highlights unknown HTML tags, and lets mark such tags as Custom to avoid highlighting them as unknown in future.

Warning Warning
Unknown HTML tag attribute

This inspection highlights unknown HTML tag attributes as invalid, and lets mark such attributes as Custom to avoid highlighting them as invalid.

Warning Warning
Last modified: 5 June 2020