# My form returns the following error when I try to deploy: ODK Validate Errors: Group has no children! Group: \${group_ab5hy55}. The XML is invalid. >> Xform is invalid! See above for errors and warnings. The following files failed validation: \${tmpyuotlt6_

Hello,
as the msg says: This group is empty, i.e. doesn’t have a visible element. It is row 15 (begin_group) followed by row 16 (end_group).

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@laynni, you could also validate your XLSForm through this online validator?

Thank you so much @wroos and @Kal_Lam. I was able to solve the issue.

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