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What does the component do?

Links create connections between information or pages.

When should the component be used?

When jumping from one page to another (internal or external) or to a lightbox.


  • There is no visual distinction between internal and external links.
  • Hover and on-click have the same visual interaction behaviour.
  • Links can be created in texts, icons and images.
  • Text links in parts of words are not allowed.
States and variants


The component has the following states:

  • Default
  • Hover
  • On-Click



Image of a link, default

Lead Link

Image of a link, lead

After paragraphs

Image of a link, after paragraphs

After form elements

Image of a link, after form elements

In menus

Image of a link, in menus

Social media

Image of a link, for social media


The standard link is not an independent component but is instead defined directly in the typography area.


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