Link text that is discernible, unique, and focusable improves the navigation experience for users of screen readers and other assistive technologies.
How this Lighthouse audit fails
Lighthouse flags links that don't have discernible names:
The Lighthouse Accessibility score is a weighted average of all the accessibility audits. See the Lighthouse accessibility scoring post for more information.
How to add accessible names to links
Similar to buttons, links primarily get their accessible name from their text content. Avoid filler words like "Here" or "Read more"; instead, put the most meaningful text into the link itself:
Check out <a href="…">our guide to creating accessible web pages</a>.
Learn more in Label buttons and links.
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- Links must have discernible text (Deque University)