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
Filter

Contrast is 2.31, needs to be 4.5

1
Accidents

Contrast is 3.44, needs to be 4.5

4
Last updated: 17 November 2020

Contrast is 4.47, needs to be 4.5

3
What to do if you have Covid-19 symptoms

Contrast is 3.65, needs to be 4.5

3
24/7

Contrast is 3.44, needs to be 4.5

1
2.08 Computer Room 2

Contrast is 4.05, needs to be 4.5

1
Covid-19 – staff

Contrast is 4.47, needs to be 4.5

1
 Help with Remote Desktop

Contrast is 3.31, needs to be 4.5

1
Map

Contrast is 3.26, needs to be 4.5

1
This website gives students remote access to PCs running University Desktop.

Contrast is 3.49, needs to be 4.5

1
17 distinct issues were found in the sample of 125 web pages. Only the first 10 issues are shown here.
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