Tag Archives: Contrast

How to Test Color Contrast Ratios

There are several key ingredients required to build an accessible website. Each has a role to play in ensuring that all users can navigate and consume a site’s content. Color is perhaps the foundational element. Because, regardless of the other steps you take, an inaccessible color palette severely undermines usability. Even users who aren’t visually […]

The Guide To Windows High Contrast Mode — Smashing Magazine

Quick summary ↬ In this article, we’ll see how to make our sites friendly for Windows High Contrast Mode. We’ll check a good set of practices we can use for that purpose, and we’ll see the use of the media query forced-colors and its toolset to tweak our website as needed. When we talk about accessibility, […]

Windows High Contrast Mode, Forced Colors Mode And CSS Custom Properties — Smashing Magazine

Quick abstract ↬ CSS Custom Properties can be utilized for way over simply coloration, and their values replace in realtime, each through show mode updates and JavaScript logic. This is highly effective stuff. Eric explains how fashionable CSS is a strong piece of assistive know-how that may thread into it to create versatile, maintainable and adaptive […]