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🔙 WCAG 3.0 (Silver) Guidelines (Visual contrast of text)

Outcome: Luminance contrast between background and text

Provides adequate luminance contrast (lightness/darkness difference) between background and text colors in order to read the text easily.

This outcome relates to guideline Visual contrast of text.

Functional categories

This outcome relates to the following functional categories:

  • Sensory - Vision & Visual


  1. Select font characteristics and background colors to provide enough contrast for readability (HTML)
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