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Re: Which WCAG SC it will fail when is absolutely no difference between a link and surrounding text


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Oct 5, 2021 9:57AM

When you have a link in a block of text you either need the color
contrast of 3:1 between the link and surrounding text or another
visual treatment that visually tells the link apart from the text
(i.e. the classic link underline, alternatively a reverse video or
I see the point if that no one can tell links from surrounding text
you could say it is not an accessibility issue (it's equally
inaccessible to all), but it is definitely a violation of WCAG 1.4.1.

On 10/5/21, pratik roy < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> If there are a bunch of links with same color and font style as the
> surrounding plain text then can we fail against 1.4.1. It looks clearly an
> issue to me but here color is not really conveying any information.
> Appreciate your thoughts on this.--
> Thanks & Regards
> > > > >

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