Questions & Answers
What if color is the only way to differentiate links from normal text?
What should I do if color is used to differentiate links from normal text?
- ui component
- Use of color
How do I code an image as a link and make it accessible?
I have an image on my site that I want to code as a link? How do I code an image as a link and make it accessible?
- alt text
How can I make link text stand out?
How do I distinguish link text without using color alone?
- link text
When can text links have 3:1 color contrast?
Some sites say link text color contrast should be 4.5:1, and some sites say link text color contrast should be 3:1. When is 3:1 color contrast sufficient for link text?
- contrast ratios
Can a link/anchor element still be accessible without an href?
Can a link built with an anchor element still be accessible without an href?
Is it compliant to have the same link present twice, as both an image and as text?
Is it considered accessible to have an image that acts as a link, followed by text that links to the same location?
- accessibility tree
- best practices
What Are the Code Differences between Links vs Buttons?
Is it ok to link out to a non-accessible website?
Under the regulations for public sector bodies, can I link to an external website that isn't accessible itself? What are the WCAG 2.1 AA rules on this?
- external links
Is it OK to have a link that looks like a button?
I come across a long of links that look like buttons. Is this OK from an accessibility standpoint?