The Art of Hyperlinking


 

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  • Ensure your links are large enough to easily click
  • The first link is the most important one
  • Don’t link everything
  • Don’t radically alter link behavior
  • Don’t title your link “Click Here”
  • Don’t link things the user might want to select and copy
  • Don’t include icons on every link
  • Don’t make your content depend on links to work
  • Don’t hide your links
  • Don’t mix advertising and links
  • Don’t obfuscate your URLs

Via Coding Horror: Don’t Click Here: The Art of Hyperlinking

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