[whatwg] input type="hidden" and validation

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Oct 22 09:04:12 PDT 2008

On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, Oldřich Vetešník wrote:
> Q: Is it possible that hidden inputs don't have to be in a semantic tag? 
> That is it passes the validation test without showing this error up: 
> line 20 column 32 - Error: document type does not allow element "input" 
> here; missing one of "p", "h1", "h2", "h3", "h4", "h5", "h6", "div", 
> "pre", "address", "fieldset", "ins", "del" start-tag

I believe in HTML5 that we've allowed <input> in most places, which should 
satisfy your needs. Let us know if it does not. :-)

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