I used the blueprint.css template as the grid and foundation for this
Let me know how It could be improved.
One big issue i've found is Internet Explorer (transparency and grid)
I ran it through the w3c
I ran it through the w3c validator but I didn't understand most of the points that were generated
are they critical?
change the doctype to
change the doctype to transitional
Some of the self-closing tags such as
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon"/
shouldn't be closed in strict html
the shorttag errors are
the shorttag errors are because you're using xhtml syntax in a html document (the ending slash). Either remove the slash, as its not needed in html 4, or change your doctype to xhtml.
the alt error is simple - all images neeed an alt attribute in case images are disabled or it won't load or for screen readers etc.
I can't view source (currently browsing on phone ) but at a guess Id say you also have css styles declared in the body section instead of the head section.