The link text should be descriptive of its target location

 

The link text should be descriptive of its target location. Do not use “click here” as part of the text.

checkmark-smallThe link text describes where the link will take the user.

Source Code

Find out more information at the <a href="http://accessibility.oit.ncsu.edu">NC State IT  Accessibility</a> home page.

Implementation

Find out more information at the NC State IT Accessibility home page.

x-smallThe text “click here” does not describe where the link will go. The description for the link follows the actual link.

Source Code

<a href="http://accessibility.oit.ncsu.edu">Click here</a> to find out more information at the NC State  IT Accessibility home page.

Implementation

Click here to find out more information at the NC State IT Accessibility home page.

x-smallThe text “click here” is unnecessary because users already know they need to click a link to follow it.

Source Code

<a href="http://accessibility.oit.ncsu.edu">Click here to find out more information at the NC State  IT Accessibility home page.</a>

Implementation

Click here to find out more information at the NC State IT Accessibility home page.