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
Abstracting electricity

Contrast is 4.27, needs to be 4.5

2
Abuse of position of trust: causing a child to watch a sexual act

Contrast is 3.98, needs to be 4.5

2
How to use these sentencing guidelines

Contrast is 3.94, needs to be 4.5

2
https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/invented-url-for-404-page

Contrast is 3.62, needs to be 4.5

1
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Contrast is 3.88, needs to be 4.5

1
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