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Rule n° 129 - Links to equivalent versions of a page or website are written in the target language.

If you link to a page in Hungarian it's safe to assume the readers understand Hungarian, so make the link text in Hungarian.

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Goal

  • Allow users to immediately identify the relevant link.
  • Make links that were specially created for a specific audience understandable.

Implementation

Write the links and the text alternatives of the relevant link images in the language of each target page. For example, write "English version" for a link to an English version of the page currently written in French.

Control

In the case of an internationalised website:

  • Check that each link which leads to another version of the page or of the website in a different language, is written in the target language.

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