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
Royal Mail is today providing further detail on the framework agreement reached with the CWU on the strategy and fu… ...

Contrast is 1.64, needs to be 4.5

1
General

Contrast is 1.72, needs to be 4.5

1
Regulation

Contrast is 2.58, needs to be 4.5

125
About us

Contrast is 2.85, needs to be 4.5

124
#Transformation

Contrast is 3.02, needs to be 4.5

24
1 / 5

Contrast is 4, needs to be 4.5

18
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Contrast is 2.96, needs to be 4.5

11
Performance measure

Contrast is 4, needs to be 4.5

2

Contrast is 3.02, needs to be 4.5

2
308 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages.
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