Link Text Should be Descriptive

  • Make sure the link is descriptive of where it goes.
  • Avoid using “click here”.
  • Avoid vague language and language which depends on context to understand.
  • Avoid using the URL path as text.

Example of Meaningful Text Links

BAD: No information
For more information on device independence, click here.

GOOD: Meaningful information
Learn more about device independence.

BETTER: Use a button