Element

marquee

Error Type

Known

Guidelines

  • BITV 1.0 (Level 2)
    Guideline GroupLevel 1
    Guideline Subgroup7.3 Until user agents allow users to freeze moving content, avoid movement in pages.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 2
    Guideline Subgroup7.3 Until user agents allow users to freeze moving content, avoid movement in pages.
  • WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)
    Guideline GroupPriority 2
    Guideline Subgroup7.3 Until user agents allow users to freeze moving content, avoid movement in pages.
  • 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

marquee element is not used.

Error

marquee element used.

Short Description

This error will be generated for each marquee element.

How To Repair

Remove the marquee element (replace with strong or em).

Steps To Check

Procedure

1. Check the content for the presence of marquee elements.

Expected Result

1. marquee element is not used.

Failed Result

1. Remove all marquee elements from the content.

Examples

Pass Examples

Does not contain marquee 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>OAC Testfile - Check #69 - Negative</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>There is no marquee text in this document.</p>
</body>
</html>

Fail Examples

Contains marquee 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>OAC Testfile - Check #69 - Positive</title>
</head>
<body>
<p><marquee>this is marquee text</marquee></p>
</body>
</html>

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