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For moving, blinking, scrolling, or auto-updating information, all of the following are true:
The purpose of this success criterion is to ensure that users are not distracted by content while reading while trying to read a digital publication.
How to Meet
Although not as common in digital publications, authors need to ensure that user can stop, pause, or hide any content that starts automatically and flashes, blinks, scrolls, or auto-updates.
Examples of such content in digital publications could include a video or animation that is automatically initiated when a new document loads or an animated graphic used to identify a type of sidebar.
The knowledge base does not currently include additional information on pausing distracting content due to the general lack of implementation in publishing formats. Refer to the WCAG guidance documents for additional information.