Short-term important updates or critical contextual information about a specific page.
Do not use for
- Non-page-specific alerts.
- Site-wide urgent or emergency messages, use the site-wide alert format.
In-page alerts should not be used to communicate long-term critical contextual information.
To provide users with information, in context, about a short-term occurrence. If the occurrence will be longer than three months this important update or critical contextual information should be included in the body copy of the specific page.