blink elements are deprecated and must not be used
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This rule requires that no
<blink>elements are present. Flashing text can be difficult to read and blinking objects can be difficult to activate. The associated automated check finds the presence of all
<blink>elements so that they can be removed.
The Algorithm, in Simple Terms
Checks to make sure that the
<blink>element is never used
Why this is Important
As the name suggests,
<blink> elements cause content to flash. Though you may like the effect, blinking text can be difficult to read, and blinking objects (links, buttons, etc.) can be difficult to activate.
How to Fix the Problem
- HTML 4
Test Reliability: Automated testing is possible, with high accuracy
Rule ID: blink