Don’t click here

To find out more about blah blah blah click here.

Come on now, we all did it when we started out adding links to sentences. Then as time went on we realised that people skim read on the web, so adding your link to descriptive words is better, because it means people don’t have to read the whole sentence to work out where click here is going to take you.

But your halo can shine even brighter for using descriptive link text, as you’re helping people with visual impairments who use screen readers. Actually that’s really patronising, let’s say if you don’t do it then you’re a really bad person. No, you are, really bad. Imagine yourself having to rely on web pages being read out to you and watch/listen to this…

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