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
Make an enquiry

Contrast is 2.94, needs to be 4.5

3
Click here if you require further information on Universal Credit Discretionary Housing Payment.

Contrast is 3.13, needs to be 4.5

1
Fields with a * are required

Contrast is 3.94, needs to be 4.5

1
www.nihe.gov.uk/privacy_notice

Contrast is 3.63, needs to be 4.5

1
6 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages.
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