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Link

Links are interactive elements that allow users to navigate to a new page or website or jump to a section of the current page.

Status

Documentation
PublishedElement can be used in production
PublishedElement can be used in production
Adobe XD
Adobe XD Kit
PublishedElement can be used in production
PublishedElement can be used in production
React
React
ExperimentalElement offered for testing and feedback. Not intended for use in production.
Angular
Angular
In progressElement design and development in progress
PublishedElement can be used in production

What's new

The link component has been revised to meet accessibility guidelines for color and focus states. The Dell Design System v2 offers two types: standalone and inline links.

When to use

Buttons and links are not used for the same purpose. Choosing the right use case will make the experience clear for all users, particularly for those with cognitive and learning disabilities and for those using screen readers.

ElementUse cases
LinkUse to navigate a user to another page or website, another place on the same page, or to open a link in a new tab.
ButtonUse to trigger an action on a page or to complete tasks in forms, dialogs, and modals. Exception: “Back” and “Next” buttons may be used to navigate a wizard.

Articles

Design accessibility checklist

Review the Dell Accessibility team's checklist for links.

WebAIM hyperlink guide

Learn about hyperlink accessibility.

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