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Provide sufficient contrasts for regular sized text

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Make sure a contrast ratio of at least 4.5 to 1 exists between text and background

Color combinations are used to convey information all the time, but how efficient the conveyed information is entirely depends on the end user’s ability to perceive contrast between those colors. Therefore, making sure that end users can perceive the difference between the color of the text and the color of the background behind the text is critical. Hence, the importance of providing a sufficient contrast ratio, whenever color combinations are used.

To do so, simply make sure that [...]

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