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Re: link only saying "click here"

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From: Ryan E. Benson
Date: Oct 29, 2014 3:41PM


You need to join the W3C WAI mailing list and raise the issue

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Ryan E. Benson

On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Stanzel, Susan - FSA, Kansas City, MO <
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> Do you know how to get that started? Do you know anyone who could make a
> difference?
>
> Susie
>
> -----Original Message-----
> 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.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> 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
>
> -----Original Message-----
> 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.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> 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
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> > [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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