Rule: Replace marquee elements

Rule ID HTML 1
Conformance Required
Definition marquee elements must be removed to improve readability of content.
  • Automatically moving text cannot be read by many people with visual impairments or by people with learning disabilities that affect reading.
Conformance Required
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold

Rule Category Color/Content
Rule Scope Element
  • Replace the marquee element with a standard HTML element and use CSS techniques to style the content.
  • By default, when the page loads, the marquee should be paused.
  • Use Javascript to provide buttons that start and stop the scrolling of content in the marquee.
  • Provide a means to see all of the content in the marquee at one time.
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