Text Links can be used as a lightweight navigation option to guide users to related content.
When To Use:
- Navigating to another page or location within the application.
- Navigating away from the application, or to an external site.
- Can be used on Emails and Phone Numbers to indicate interactivity.
When to Avoid:
- Text Links should not be used to trigger an primary action, or change data on screen.
- Should not be used in place of buttons.
- Used near content to drive navigation.
- Should be short and concise.
- Can be paired with an icon. Icon can be right or left of the link, and the same color as text.
- Should follow the rules of initial capitalization, with exception for proper nouns.
- Some examples include: Breadcrumbs, Email to, Help Page Link.
- Used within a sentence or paragraph for navigation to related content.
- Should Be Limited in Size to a few words or less, and avoid line wrapping.
- Should be used sparingly, to avoid poor readability.
- Should follow the rules of sentence casing, with exception for proper nouns.