Timed refresh must not exist
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The document must not use
<meta http-equiv="refresh"> because it can prevent control over when the refresh occurs for users with disabilities.
The Algorithm, in Simple Terms
Checks for the presence of the
http-equiv="refresh" attribute on the
Why this is Important
Since users do not expect a page to refresh automatically, such refreshing can be disorienting. Refreshing also moves the programmatic focus back to the top of the page, away from where the user had it. Such resetting is frustrating for users.
How to Fix the Problem
http-equiv="refresh" attribute from each
meta element in which it is present.
- HTML 4
- HTML 5