Element

blink

Error Type

Known

Guidelines

  • 5 Custom Guidelines
    Guideline Group1.0
  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup7.2 Until user agents allow users to control blinking, avoid causing content to blink.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 2
    Guideline Subgroup7.2 Until user agents allow users to control blinking, avoid causing content to blink.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 2
    Guideline Subgroup7.2 Until user agents allow users to control blinking, avoid causing content to blink.
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level A)
    Guideline Group2.2 Enough Time: Provide users enough time to read and use content.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline Group2.2 Enough Time: Provide users enough time to read and use content.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (A)
  • WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline Group2.2 Enough Time: Provide users enough time to read and use content.
    Guideline SubgroupSuccess Criteria 2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (A)
  • WCAG SRWSD

Requirement

blink element is not used.

Error

blink element used.

Short Description

This error is generated for all blink elements.

How To Repair

Remove the blink element (replace with STRONG or EM).

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check for any blink elements in the document.

Expected Result

1. blink element is not used.

Failed Result

1. Remove any blink elements from the document.

Examples

Pass Examples

Does not have a blink element.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/xhtml; charset=UTF-8" />
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #27.2 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Contains a blink element.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/xhtml; charset=UTF-8" />
<title>ATRC Testfile - Check #27.1 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<blink>blinks</blink>
</body>
</html>

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