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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 tag is obsolete.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

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The blink() method only works in Opera. It is not supported in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.


Syntax

string.blink()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
String A string embedded in the <blink> tag

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.0


More Examples

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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