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From: Stanzel, Susan - FSA, Kansas City, MO
Date: Oct 29, 2014 12:56PM


Do you know how to get that started? Do you know anyone who could make a difference?

Susie

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From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Don Mauck
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:27 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] link only saying "click here"

As far as I can tell, you're absolutely correct, I found it under triple A which is never going to happen here. I wonder if we can get this changed through the WC3 group.

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From: Stanzel, Susan - FSA, Kansas City, MO [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:20 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] link only saying "click here"

I appreciate you looking because we here at USDA could only find it as a triple A requirement. If this is in fact the truth, I believe WCAG should make a change because it is more than just an annoyance. The software is originally SAP with modifications.

Susie Stanzel

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From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Don Mauck
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:09 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] link only saying "click here"

The biggest problem is that in a JAWS link list for example, you'll just see a "click here," that is unacceptable, however I don't know if WCAG actually has anything regarding that. I'm going to go and drill down to see.

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From: Nancy Johnson [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:41 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] link only saying "click here"

'Click Here' is one of the most used link text out there. It is often added by content managers or small site owners who are unaware of accessibility checkpoints.

Our team maintains the technology on our sites, I do my best to make sure everything technologically meets WCAG 2.0 AA. I also do accessibility audits and mark this type of issue as not meeting
checkpoint 2.4.4. Because we are technology and not content, I
cannot change the link text.

Nancy

On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:36 PM, Crack, Joseph@DOR < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context): The purpose of each link can be
> determined from the link text alone or from the link text together
> with its programmatically determined link context, except where the
> purpose of the link would be ambiguous to users in general. (Level A)
>
> Joe
>
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> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Stanzel,
> Susan - FSA, Kansas City, MO
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:15 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List ( <EMAIL REMOVED> )
> Subject: [WebAIM] link only saying "click here"
>
> Hi Listers,
>
> Here is the link for the description of this. My tester tells me this
> is a tripple A requirement. I can't believe this. Is there some other
> double A level requirement which could be sited?
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20140916/F84
>
> Susie Stanzel
>
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