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Re: Link text used for multiple different destinations

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From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Nov 1, 2017 1:58PM


If the tool reports it as an error, that would be pedantic.
If it displays a warning, that's helpful.

1.4.4 gives a heck of a lot of programmatic context work arounds to
technically pass the WCAG requirement, including:

Putting the links in different paragraphs or sentences.

I can say click "here". And click "here". This passes WCAG,
technically, but is awful usability.

But
Click "here" or "here". would be a fail.




On 11/1/17, Sarah Jevnikar < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi Angela,
> I'm not sure I can be helpful with your original question, but
> insert/capslock+f7 will get you a list of links in NVDA.
> HTH
> Sarah
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> Sarah Jevnikar
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf
> Of Angela French
> Sent: October 31, 2017 7:16 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Link text used for multiple different destinations
>
> I'm assuming you mean by putting the screen reader into links mode and read
> a list of links? How do I do that in NVDA?
> Here is my example where this is happening:
> https://www.sbctc.edu/about/board/meetings.aspx. The link "About Us" is in
> the global navigation at the top, and it is in the breadcrumb. I have a
> number of examples like this. Our CMS formats the breadcrumb link to link
> to the directory, and the CMS makes the menu link to the default.aspx page
> in the directory. I cannot change either of them.
>
> Angela French
> SBCTC
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf
> Of JP Jamous
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 1:02 PM
> To: 'WebAIM Discussion List' < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Link text used for multiple different destinations
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> 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.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf
> Of Angela French
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 1:21 PM
> To: WebAim Forum ( <EMAIL REMOVED> )
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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?
>
>
>
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> Angela French
> Internet/Intranet Specialist
> Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
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