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[_] Usability Testing With the Elderly

Jake McMurchie jakemc at
Tue Jun 3 13:26:00 BST 2003

> It's interesting that there is a general feeling that "click
> here" is considered naff as link text, but IME, people do
> click "click here" in preference to linked descriptive text.

It's not just that it's naff, there's an accessibility issue in that
screen readers have the ability to read out links in isolation. So
'click here' is not helpful whereas 'to wipe your hard drive clean click
here' is.

Great to see some usability testing done and thanks for posting it to