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
email us

Contrast is 3.34, needs to be 4.5

School of History, PoliticsĀ and International Relations

Contrast is 3.29, needs to be 4.5

Biological Sciences

Contrast is 2.8, needs to be 3


Contrast is 2.6, needs to be 4.5

Happening now

Contrast is 3.14, needs to be 4.5

Meet our students and staff

Contrast is 4.05, needs to be 4.5

Explore the Centre's activities

Contrast is 3.34, needs to be 4.5

Meet Spinosaurus

Contrast is 3.06, needs to be 4.5

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