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.

53.3% done

How close this website is to fixing this issue.

Example use Found on page Occurrences
literature library

Contrast is 2.23, needs to be 4.5


Contrast is 3.48, needs to be 4.5

The value of a stock market investment and any income from it can fall as well as rise and investors may not get bac ...

Contrast is 2.55, needs to be 4.5

The way we live is changing the way we eat. Tom Slater, joint manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, tells H ...

Contrast is 2.55, needs to be 3

98 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages.
More results from Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust