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AMP HTML ⚡ Validator

A validator for the AMP HTML format.

If you just want to validate a page, please see our documentation over at

Chrome Extension

Please see chromeextension/

Command Line Tool and Node.js API

Please see nodejs/

Web UI

Please see webui/

Building a Custom Validator

This is only useful for development - e.g. when making changes to engine/validator.js or when authoring an AMP extension, and it's rough around the edges. Below are instructions for Linux Ubuntu 14.

Install these packages using apt-get:

  • npm
  • openjdk-7-jre
  • protobuf-compiler
  • python-protobuf
  • python2.7

In addition, install Node.js v4.4.2. E.g., by downloading or by using a package manager or by using NVM.

Then, run This creates dist/validator_minified.js, which is equivalent to the validator deployed at You may now use the --validator_js command line flag to amphtml-validator to use this validator.

$ amphtml-validator --validator_js dist/validator_minified.js testdata/feature_tests/several_errors.html
testdata/feature_tests/several_errors.html:23:2 The attribute 'charset' may not appear in tag 'meta name= and content='.
testdata/feature_tests/several_errors.html:26:2 The tag 'script' is disallowed except in specific forms.
testdata/feature_tests/several_errors.html:32:2 The mandatory attribute 'height' is missing in tag 'amp-img'. (see
testdata/feature_tests/several_errors.html:34:2 The attribute 'width' in tag 'amp-ad' is set to the invalid value '100%'. (see