A number of elements and attributes are deprecated in XHTML 1.0 as an indication that other methods of accomplishing the same task are preferred. Deprecated features will become obsolete in future versions of XHTML, though browsers that support the features will likely continue to support them. Deprecated features are included in XHTML 1.0 Transitional and XHTML 1.0 Frameset but not XHTML 1.0 Strict.
Many presentational elements and attributes are deprecated in favor of style sheets, which allow authors to suggest a presentation with more flexibility and without sacrificing accessibility. Presentational attributes that cannot currently be replaced with style sheets are in most cases not deprecated.
The following elements are deprecated in favor of style sheets:
The following elements are also deprecated: