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Axe Core 4.8

<blink> elements are deprecated and must not be used

This rule demands the absence of any blink elements. Blinking items might be challenging to activate, and flashing writing can be challenging to read.

The blink tag causes information to blink, as the name implies. Although you might enjoy the appearance, blinking text and objects (such as links and buttons) might be challenging to read and operate, especially for people with poor hand-eye coordination or limited dexterity.

For those who have visual or cognitive impairments, reading blinking letters can be quite challenging. Text that blinks can be annoying, especially for people who have cognitive difficulties. Some people may find it challenging to understand. The blink element should never be used due to these reasons.

What this Accessibility Rule Checks

Verifies that the blink element is never utilized.

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