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Accessibility Checkpoint Flashing blink element


The blink element can trigger epileptic seizures and cause problems for people with attention deficit disorders.


Replace the blink element with a static element like span.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 (2000) checkpoints (a) through (k) are equivalent to WCAG 1.0 level A checkpoints. Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccHtmlBlink