Color and Color Contrast

Avoid using color to communicate information

Some people are unable to see differences in color. Writing, "The most important information you need to know is highlighted in blue,"  can be a problem for people with color-blindness. Use other ways to point out specific information (italics, bullets, asterisk).

Color Contrast

Some people have difficulty perceiving text if there is too little contrast between foreground and background.

For example, when using the featured link content type choose images that contrast well with the black or white text options provided.

Left image has light background with dark text. Right image has light background with white text and not a lot of contrast.

Unsure? Use these onine color contrast checking tools:


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Mon 10/21/19 5:06 PM
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