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February 27, 2006

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Kevin Holland

I read that article and had a similar reaction, Shawn ... I don't think "click here" should always be avoided. It is not always necessary, but sometimes it is -- the dangers of people trying to establish rules sans context.

In email newsletters, there is a very pragmatic reason to avoid the phrase "click here," because it can sometimes trigger spam filters.

Ben

I'm sorry Shawn, but yes, click here is lame and assumes user stupidity. It's a lot like printing "warning: contents may be hot" on a coffee cup. And to your point about myriad links on pages, well, I'm quite likely to skip over links that say Click Here. Wow, a google search for Click Here returns 5.5 billion results. Staggering.

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