Creating Accessible Links

  1. Link text should be meaningful when read out of context. It should let your audience know where they are going or what will happen if they click on it.  
  2. Avoid using “Click here” and “Read More." Instead write out complete text.  

Not so great examples: 

  • Click here for instructions on how to use Cascade 8. 
  • Learn more about Bowdoin's dining plan here and here
  • Story 1 (Read More) | Story 2 (Read More
  • There are several things to consider before submitting your application. learn more
  • Click here to learn the difference between the short and long application.

Good examples: 



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