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I really like having my code all properly indented and all, but all the code generated by wordpress, like the one that appears on the header when we use wp_head(), loses all the indentation.

I think it doesn't really matter, neither the users nor the search engines give a s**t about the code being indented or not, but when it comes to debugging, it really helps a lot.

Do you know of any plugin or option or something to fix this?

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I don't think correct global indentation is possible without massive (and inefficient) output buffering to change it.

Since you are primarily interested in this for debug purposes I suggest using some tool that will format and color-code output (of any page btw, not just those that you control).

Firebug and View Source Chart work nicely for me.

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thanks, I didn't knew this plugin, thanks! He's right though, as WordPress doesn't separate html from php it's almost impossible without rewriting a whole bunch of code. I've made some minor attempts located here klanten.corvannoorloos.com/html5, but it has made me rewriting a whole lot of code (starting with almost every widged) –  Cor van Noorloos Jan 31 '12 at 19:57

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