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
Study in Liverpool

Contrast is 1, needs to be 4.5


Contrast is 2.23, needs to be 3

Centre for the Study of International Slavery

Contrast is 2.16, needs to be 3

In the next 7 days

Contrast is 1.99, needs to be 4.5

Change cookie settings

Contrast is 1.92, needs to be 4.5

Get started.

Contrast is 2.15, needs to be 4.5

Choose quality programmes and options that match your ambitions.

Contrast is 1.69, needs to be 3

Love your Liverpool - competition

Contrast is 1.99, needs to be 3

9:01am - 5:00pm / Sunday 22nd November 2020

Contrast is 1.88, needs to be 4.5

Back to main menu

Contrast is 2.35, needs to be 4.5

67 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages. Only the first 10 issues are shown here.
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