In the latest 09/24/2021 hangout, Google’s John Mueller explained that Google uses the title and anchor text of a link together.
One webmaster was performing a juggling act between his technical team and his accessibility team by using dynamic alternative text on a button.
To help solve his problem, John explained that Google uses the title and anchor text together.
He explained that if you have pieces of the information in the title that also cover the part that’s missing in the anchor text, Google will still crawl and index both and make its decisions based on that.
This conversation occurs at approximately the 00:42 mark in the video.