linkButton vs. link
The HTML elements for buttons and links describe a very specific type of action that is going to be taken when they are used. However, it is important to know when to use one or the other in a specific situation:
- Use links for navigating to other pages.
- Use buttons for performing an action, such as: “submit”, “merge”, “create new”, “upload”, etc. These actions almost always occur on the same page.
btn-linkclass in a button element. All buttons should be clearly styled as buttons. This helps the user identify the type of response to expect when clicking on a given element. Go to the usage page for more information about bootstrap classes.
The size of buttons plays a key role in helping users to identify buttons according to their importance.
btn-lgbutton classes. They have been excluded from the EOS Design System because they do not fullfill our criteria for readability and accessibility.