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2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) – Level A

The purpose of each link can be determined from the link text alone or from the link text together with its programmatically determined link context, except where the purpose of the link would be ambiguous to users in general.

 Understanding Success Criterion 2.4.4: Link Purpose (In Context)

Checklist – System Foundations

TestPriorityAutomated test?
Does the link have programmatically-discernable text?HighNone
Is the purpose of the link discernible from the link text?HighNone
Are all links unique?HighNone
Do icon links include alt text?HighNone
If a link is only an icon, can a screen reader still identify the link purpose?HighNone
Do links to files indicate the file type? (PDF)HighNone
Am I warned before being taken off-page?HighNone
Are links to the same location or functionality consistently identified?MediumNone