Links are user interface elements that navigate you to a new place or new content. Contrast this with buttons, which are designed to activate a feature.
Links can do things like help with page context, reference similar items of interest, and allow for endless connected information surfing through sites like Wikipedia. Links play a key part in your experience on the web, but without proper consideration they can be frustrating to use, skipped over, or completely unnoticed.
For screen reader assistive technology, links and buttons are expected to function differently from each other. If a link is activated and does not do what was expected, that can be disorienting and frustrating.
A common way a screen reader might navigate the page is by going through a list of all the links on the page. Without context, "read more" or "click here" links are not helpful.
People who have low or colorblind vision may have trouble identifying links that just use color to distinguish them from plain text, this is why keeping the underline styling on links within body text is important for identification.
<button>, and vice versa.
Be descriptive with your links so that they can stand alone and be understood.
Don't use generic terms like 'click here' that can't be understood out of context.
Underline links in paragraphs and sentences
Don't forget to underline links in paragraphs and sentences