Validating well-formed XML files
PEDI offers different options for validating XML documents, including the validation of a well-formed document. The structure of an XML document is formed by tags that begin with the character
< and end with the character
>. In an XML document, you can find start tags
<example tag>, end tags
</example tag>, or empty element tags
<example tag/>, and these tags can be nested. An XML document is called well-formed when it follows the following set of rules:
- They must contain at least one element.
- They must contain a unique root element—this means a single opening and closing tag for the whole document.
- The tags are case sensitive—this means that beginning and ending tags match (for instance,
<example Tag></example Tag> ...