What does this mean?

To comply with WCAG AA, the colour of text must sufficiently contrast with its background color, so that people with moderate visual impairments can read it.

The contrast ratio must be at least 4.5:1 for body text, and 3:1 for large text.

A much more demanding version of this check (1.4.6) exists for WCAG AAA. Ignoring an issue in this check will also ignore it in that check, and vice versa.

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How close this website is to fixing this issue.

Example use Found on page Occurrences
Continue reading Our locations

Contrast is 1.74, needs to be 4.5

In the heart of the UK, and on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales, Leeds is Yorkshire’s unofficial capital.

Contrast is 3.17, needs to be 4.5

We deliver our digital services from six digital hubs in Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffie ...

Contrast is 3.24, needs to be 4.5

8 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages.
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