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WCAG: 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum)

It's important that any text or images of text that appear on your site are a color that sufficiently stands out against the color of your background. This is referred to as color contrast, and WCAG calculates it as a ratio describing the relative luminance of the text and background colors . WCAG dictates that the minimum ratio you must meet is 4....
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WCAG: 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced)

In our article for WCAG 1.4.3  we talked about the minimum color contrast ratio required to ensure that any text on your site sufficiently stands out against the background. In this post, we will discuss a higher standard for color contrast. Level AA vs. Level AAA ‚Äč All of this WCAG stuff is broken down into different conformance levels, descr...
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WCAG: 1.4.11 Non-text Contrast

In our post on WCAG 1.4.3: Contrast (Minimum) , we discussed the concept of color contrast ratios and WCAG's corresponding requirements for text and images of text. Basically, users with low vision or certain color vision deficiencies may have difficulty reading text on your site if the color of the text is too close to that of the background. In t...
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