06 Apr '13, 5pm

How To Make Image Links Accessible?

If the button doesn't say "click here" (which they should not for usability reasons), and the button alt doesn't say to click, how would they know it goes somewhere? Can we add "click for free shipping" in the alt, even if the image text doesn't use the word "click"? 1. Unlike with pure visual browsers, wouldn't those using screen readers know it is a link? Maybe good URLS are as important (or more?) than alts. e.g. a url with /products/order/welsh-turnips gives a pretty good clue to what will happen if the link is clicked. Maybe the best accessibility for image links is a combination of good alt and URL - both are used, probably far more than they are for completely visual users who do not see the code. 2. Again, a link on an image surely would be more obvious to somebody using a screenreader - so why the need to say click? Maybe if totally voice, rather than view code (I...

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