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Re: Link text used for multiple different destinations


From: JP Jamous
Date: Oct 31, 2017 2:01PM

I would presume that screen readers would not recognize them as same links.

If the first one has a page name, the second one might have a different default page that has a different name. To be on the safe side, the SR would consider them separate URLs.

I have not tested this. I am just thinking logically about it. You can test it real quickly with any screen reader though.

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Subject: [WebAIM] Link text used for multiple different destinations

If I have a link on a page that goes to https://domain-name/folder-name/default.aspx and one that goes to https://domain-name/folder-name/ are they really perceived as two different links by screen readers, or is my evaluation tool making a fuss about nothing?

Angela French
Internet/Intranet Specialist
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges