what appears to be an effort to woo advertisers, Internet Explorer has added a form of
animated text to HTML. The animation is simple — text scrolling
horizontally across the display — but effective for moving
banners and other elements that readily and easily animate an
otherwise static document. On the other hand, like the
<blink> tag, animated text can easily become
intrusive and abusive for the reader. Use with caution, please, if at
The <marquee> Tag
tag defines the text
that scrolls across the Internet Explorer user’s
<marquee> tag is for Internet
Explorer only and is not a standard tag. For this reason alone, we do
not recommend that you use this extension tag.
The text between the
<marquee> tag and its
</marquee> end tag scrolls
horizontally across the display. The various tag attributes control
the size of the display area, its appearance, its alignment with the
surrounding text, and the scrolling speed.
<marquee> tag and attributes are ignored by other ...