W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > January to March 2003

Re: Click here and other bad link texts

From: iris <iristopa@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 02:42:22 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20030210104222.37656.qmail@web13206.mail.yahoo.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

i just spent last week marking up content for a new
website where the client had used 'click here' with
absolutely *every* link, at least twice on each page. 
i thought i was going crazy.  apart from any
screenreader problems, i think it's patronizing the
user.  the pages were littered with 'click on the link
below', 'click on the icon below to go to suchandsuch
website' and similar.

this prompted me to add a whole new paragraph to my
accessibility guide.  i think there are oodles of ways
to avoid using 'click here'.


omnia mea mecum porto


Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now.
Received on Monday, 10 February 2003 05:42:37 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:36:13 UTC