JavaScript String blink() Method

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Example

Display a blinking text:

var str = "Hello World!";
var result = str.blink();

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Definition and Usage

The blink() method is not standard, and may not work as expected in all browsers.

The blink() method is used to display a blinking string.

This method returns the string embedded in the <blink> tag, like this:

<blink>string</blink>

The HTML <blink> tag is obsolete.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specifies the first browser version that fully supports the method.

Method
blink() Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Obsolete v. 15
12

Syntax

string.blink()

Parameters

None.

Technical Details

Return Value: A string embedded in the <blink> tag
JavaScript Version: 1.0

Examples

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Example

A demonstration of related methods:

var txt = "Hello World!";

document.write("The original string: " + txt);
document.write("<p>Big: " + txt.big() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Small: " + txt.small() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Bold: " + txt.bold() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Italic: " + txt.italics() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Fixed: " + txt.fixed() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Strike: " + txt.strike() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Fontcolor: " + txt.fontcolor("green") + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Fontsize: " + txt.fontsize(6) + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Subscript: " + txt.sub() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Superscript: " + txt.sup() + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Link: " + txt.link("http://www.w3schools.com") + "</p>");
document.write("<p>Blink: " + txt.blink() + " (works only in Opera)</p>");

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