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
Courses Apply Open Days and Live Events Postgraduate International ]

Contrast is 1.05, needs to be 4.5

123
Courses at USW

Contrast is 2, needs to be 3

1
student Bloggers

Contrast is 2, needs to be 4.5

1
Apply via UCAS or directly

Contrast is 2.98, needs to be 4.5

120
News / Press Office

Contrast is 3.45, needs to be 4.5

120
Admission Statement

Contrast is 3.41, needs to be 4.5

88
Mums set up online advice portal to answer parents’ questions about university

Contrast is 3.22, needs to be 4.5

12
Amdanom Ni

Contrast is 4.3, needs to be 4.5

3
News / Press Office

Contrast is 3.13, needs to be 4.5

1
browsing our courses

Contrast is 2.94, needs to be 3

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