9.2.23: Link purpose (in context)

Where ICT is a web page, it shall satisfy WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context).

WCAG 2.0 success criterion: Link Purpose (In Context)

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.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1. The ICT is a web page.
Procedure
  1. Check that the web page does not fail WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context).
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 9.2.23

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