Accessible Link Text at Texas State

In this training, you will learn about all of the following that relate to universal design and accessible link text for individuals with disabilities:

  • Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) Criterion 2.4.4: Link Purpose (In Context) - Level A.
  • Laws that reference WCAG criterion for making content accessible.
  • How screen readers navigate electronic resources to find links.
  • The importance of accessible link text for Texas State University.
  • The purpose of link text.
  • How to identify ambiguous link text.
  • Why you should reduce redundant links in your digital content.
  • How to handle alt text for a linked image.

This training also includes examples of bad link text with a corresponding example that is more accessible. All of this information is designed to make it clear that accessible link text is better for everyone, and is a required design goal for all university faculty and staff.

Please continue to the Accessible Link Text module.