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Do you avoid redundant linking (aka single link to single location)?
  v1.0 Posted at 19/02/2015 12:15 PM by Rebecca Liu

Often pages have 2 or 3 links pointing to the same page - all fairly close to each other, like in one or two paragraphs. It is a good idea to never have multiple links to the *exact* same page for the following reasons:

  • Every link distracts the user from reading the main text content
  • They confuse the user as they have to decide which link to click first (and then end up to the same place anyway)
  • They are annoying when the user is trying to be thorough and read the related content and they are repeatedly directed to the same page
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Figure: Bad example - Redundant links nearby that point to the same page
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Figure: Good example - One link results in clear and readable text

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