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Re: Use of hyperlinks instead of buttons

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From: Lovely, Brian (CONT)
Date: Jun 28, 2016 1:37PM


4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

They can assign a role of "button" to the anchor to bring this into compliance. ...and if they can't rewrite their code and css to change these to button elements.

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Bruno Girard
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:28 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] Use of hyperlinks instead of buttons

Hello group,

I am auditing a site right now. I've been looking throught WCAG criterias, techniques and failure but I haven't found the answer to my question yet.

In the site, they have used hyperlinks were it should have been buttons.
For example, there is a print link that lauches the browser's print functionality.

Under which criteria does it fail WCAG?

Thanks
Bruno
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