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Link text is descriptive enough to determine its purpose.

Taken out of content, links should tell the user where the link will lead them.

Accessible Links

  • let the user know what will happen if they click on the link
  • are easily read
  • are unique

Sample Links

News Article Title

One to two sentence description of the news article.
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Additional Resources

WebAim’s Wave Evaluation Tool

Wave results page »

screen capture of the webpage using WebAIM Wave Evaluation Tool showing the missing Heading 1 and no other headings.