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
Actual 2020

Contrast is 2.39, needs to be 4.5

A wealth of opportunities are waiting for you

Contrast is 2.09, needs to be 3

We have a wide range of opportunities across our business. Search through the vacancies across our regions.

Contrast is 2.09, needs to be 4.5

Find your adviser

Contrast is 4.27, needs to be 4.5


Contrast is 2.6, needs to be 4.5

St. James’s Place Investor magazine

Contrast is 4, needs to be 4.5

Founding member

Contrast is 3.53, needs to be 4.5

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