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Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 F47 and Section 508 1194.22 (j)


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 a 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

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Rule ID: AccWcag1-7.2.1