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Re: help with contrast issue on button


From: Swift, Daniel P.
Date: Mar 7, 2017 12:37PM

Someone else might be able to speak more intelligently on the subject than me, but when I researched the algorithm about 6-12 months ago, I found that it was pretty involved. Now I just use this site and call it a day (link above signature).

I would be curious to know if what you found is even an issue since the color/font size passes on load but changes on hover ... the user already knows what the link is prior to interaction. Alternatively, since it seems like you don't have much choice with color, can you give some other indication (border, shadow, transition, transform, etc.) that the button is active or about to become active?

Contrast checker:

Dan Swift
Web Technical Specialist
Enterprise Services
West Chester University