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
Service status »

Contrast is 1.86, needs to be 4.5

Welcome to

Contrast is 2.2, needs to be 3

IT strategy 2020 »

Contrast is 4.31, needs to be 4.5

Take a fresh and innovative look at developing enterprise education and entrepreneurship

Contrast is 4.31, needs to be 4.5

About Us

Contrast is 2.54, needs to be 4.5

Browse mentoring schemes by type »

Contrast is 3.04, needs to be 4.5

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