WCAG 1.0 Double A Checkpoint 11.2

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“Avoid deprecated features of W3C technologies.”

In other words, do not use tags or attributes that are not on the list of approved tags and attributes. The <font> tag for example has been deprecated. Refer to the reference below for a list of deprecated elements and attributes.

Note that XHTML 1.0 Strict, the California State standard DOCTYPE, does not allow the use of any deprecated elements and attributes. However, XHTML 1.0 Transitional does allow the use of deprecated elements and attributes.

Reference

Index of HTML 4.01 Elements and Attributes

Note that these are identical to the XHTML 1.0 elements and attributes.

Deprecated XHTML Elements and Attributes