Link Purpose (In Context) (2.4.4 – A)

Plain Language Recommendations

If a link contains both text and an image (i.e., the link has an icon), both items must be contained in the same link, and the alt text for the icon must be null.

WCAG 2.0 Recommendations

Guideline 2.4: Navigable

Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.

Last updated: April 27, 2017

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  • Key Terms

    1. Must means do things in the manner described exactly.
    2. Should means do things in the manner described unless there is a good reason not to [i.e., instructor has other needs].
    3. [Supplementary information] is provided in square brackets.