6. Provide Clear and Meaningful Links

Create Accessible Links

There are a number of technical concerns for the accessibility of links. Those matters are handled by Princeton's instance of Drupal. It is recommended configure your Drupal site under the configuration of the user interface where you can add icons to all link types. These icons will be read aloud to a screen reader to provide context to the links in your content. 

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Incorrect usage of links

Correct usage of links

Best Practice

We should avoid using links that read "click here" or "read more" as they do not provide context to the non-sighted user when pulling up a list of links with their screen reader. 

Applicable WCAG Success Criteria

SC 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)


WebAim's article on authoring compliant links