Center for Online Learning
Georgia Southern University

Accessibility: Web Links

Web links are used for navigation and to send users to external resources. Semantic web links describe for all users the purpose and content of each link.

Semantic links also support screen readers by collecting all links in a single panel so that users may quickly find a resource. If the purpose of each link is not described well, users will not know how and when to use it.

Links List
Fig.1: Links list in a screen reader

Examples

If you wish to list the Web address of the site as well as a link, the following presentation is appropriate:

 

Last updated: 4/12/2017

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