The blink tag is one of the most hated of all, almost as bad as a mouseover alert!
In the early days of HTML, this was one of the first tricks learned by many beginning coders, and blinking text was all over the web. People generally hate it, so use it with extreme caution. If you must use it, here it is.
Microsoft has stopped supporting the <blink> tag, so if you simply code your HTML like this:
It will not work at all in Internet Explorer - it will work fine in Firefox.
The script we did actually has two parts.
- A blink tag to make it work in Firefox
Then we used a simple trick of hiding the IE part from Firefox, and hiding the Firefox part from IE! Here is how we did it:
Put this in the head of your document:
Next you paste this in your document somewhere in the body, and that's it.