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Re: Click here and other bad link texts

From: Isofarro <w3evangelism@faqportal.uklinux.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 16:02:54 +0200
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From: "Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo" <emmanuelle@mi.madritel.es>
Subject: Re: Click here and other bad link texts


> In the text that you have created to recommend not to use "click here" I
> think that it is important that you also explain that the same text of a
> link should not be used to point to different resources.
>
> For example, you recommend to use "more information"


Good point. One excellent "visual" demonstration of the problem this causes
can be seen using Opera 7, which offers (as part of the browser) a hotbar
tab to "list all links". This may convince quite a few "visually-dependant"
website developers why good descriptive link text is an advantage.
Received on Tuesday, 11 February 2003 12:31:43 GMT

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