Rule: Color contrast of text: Enhanced

Rule ID Color 3
Conformance Recommended
Definition Text content must exceed Color Contrast Ratio (CCR) of 4.5 for large and/or bolded text and 7 for any other size or style of text.
  • The higher the color contrast of text the more easy it is to read, especially for people with visual impairments.
Conformance Recommended
WCAG Success Criteria

Success Criterion 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced)

Rule Category Color/Content
Rule Scope Element
  • Change the foreground color to a more complementary color to the background color.
  • Change the background color to a more complementary color to the foreground color.
  • Remove background images or verify they do not compromise color contrast requirements.
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