17. Don't Blink!
Are you trying to attract attention to your web pages? Rely on compelling content rather than attention grabbers...
After this lesson you will:
When NetScape first unveiled their web browser they added a unique tag that would ostensibly draw attention to an important word or phrase- by causing it to flash on and off in the web page.
The dreaded blink tag:
is a sign that well-travelled web surfers take as "avoid this page- the person that wrote it just learned HTML from a bubble gum wrapper."
Short of an extremely urgent reason to use it, avoid at all costs something that looks like:
Unless you are building the sleaze row of web pages...
Writing HTML Lesson 17: Don't Blink
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