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From: Lynn Alford <lynn.alford@jcu.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2002 14:40:17 +1000
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Does anyone have or know of a good page that explains why "click here" is 
bad linking practice?  I have tried various forms of gentle persuasion to 
suggest that "click here" is not good.  I have mentioned that some browsers 
can print a lovely table of urls and link text, at which point "click here" 
is obviously useless.

It's a bad habit of some coworkers who don't want to think about link text 
so they always use "click here".  I need truly excellent reasons to show 
them the light.


Lynn Alford, Multimedia Services        Tel     (07) 47 81 5525
Multimedia and Print Services           Fax:    (07) 47 81 4018
Corporate and Commercial                Email:  imla@jcu.edu.au
James Cook University  QLD 4811  AUSTRALIA
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