How do you fix a “suspicious link text” warning in the Wave Scanner?


I ran my page through the wave scanner in chrome and got 'suspicious link text' as a warning. My question is this... how specific do I need to make the text? If I go over the top and make it super specific it goes away but seems very bloated. Is there another way I can get rid of this warning?


A good rule of thumb to follow is that all links should still make sense if the text preceding it is taken away. Take the following for example.

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If you removed all the text preceding the link, all you have left is "here". This doesn't provide enough context about the destination of the link. Changing the sentence and link to the following would resolve this issue:

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