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RE: Page length and number of links

From: Lastort Joanne L [Contractor] <Joanne.L.Lastort@irs.gov>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:25:59 +0000
To: Vivienne CONWAY <v.conway@ecu.edu.au>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <107FE53D576FDB4C8DA47D7BC9D05E60165F97AB@MTB0120CP3XF06.ds.irsnet.gov>
I can tell you that Dragon Naturally Speaking cannot handle more than 50 links per page.

Thank you,

Joanne Lastort
IT Specialist
508 Program Office (IRAP)

From: Vivienne CONWAY [mailto:v.conway@ecu.edu.au]
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2013 4:56 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Page length and number of links

Hi all

I'm looking for a bit of advice about the appropriate maximum length of a page and number of links on pages.  We recently came across a page that seems to go on forever and can't see any of the guidelines that actually deals with this issue.  The page is poorly divided up and that obviously comes under headings etc.

Also, wondering if anyone has any 'best practice' links on both this and the number of links that a page should limit itself to.  If you think either of these violates WCAG 2, I'd really like to hear how and why.


Vivienne L. Conway, B.IT(Hons), MACS CT, AALIA(CS)
PhD Candidate & Sessional Lecturer, Edith Cowan University, Perth, W.A.
Director, Web Key IT Pty Ltd.
Mob: 0415 383 673

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