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:
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)