Rule TEXT-5
The blink and marquee elements must not be used.

Description

Best Practice Type: Pass/Fail

Blinking and moving text are an accessibility problem for people with photosenstive epilepsy and visual impairments.

Markup

blink (HTML4)

marquee (HTML4)

Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 1.2 Use appropriate markup to convey document structure. Required Violation
Section 508 none none
WCAG 1.0 11.2 Avoid deprecated features of W3C technologies. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 4.1.1 Parsing: In content implemented using markup languages, elements have complete start and end tags, elements are nested according to their specifications, elements do not contain duplicate attributes, and any IDs are unique, except where the specifications allow these features. Required Violation

Examples

Evaluation Techniues

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Testsuite Tests

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