Ensure links have discernible text

Link text that is discernible, unique, and focusable improves the navigation experience for screen reader users. Lighthouse reports when links do not have discernible names:

Lighthouse audit showing links do not have discernible names
Links do not have discernible names.

How to fix this problem

To fix this problem, provide an accessible name for every link. 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>.

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