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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Example use Found on page Occurrences
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Contrast is 2.3, needs to be 4.5

18
Find out more

Contrast is 2.3, needs to be 4.5

10
Car Parks

Contrast is 2.37, needs to be 3

8
READ MORE

Contrast is 2.3, needs to be 4.5

5
CONTACT RECYCLING AND ...

Contrast is 2.3, needs to be 3

3
Become a Digital Champion

Contrast is 2.37, needs to be 3

2
CONTINUE

Contrast is 2.16, needs to be 4.5

2
STREET NAMING AND NUMBERING

Contrast is 2.31, needs to be 4.5

2
CONTINUE

Contrast is 2.3, needs to be 4.5

2
BUILDING CONTROL APPROVAL

Contrast is 2.26, needs to be 4.5

2
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