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


From: glen walker
Date: Oct 5, 2021 9:59AM

Color is absolutely conveying information. It lets the color enabled user
to see what is plain text and what is "clickable" text.

Since you say the same font style is being used, I'm assuming the links are
not underlined. There's a loophole in 1.4.1 explained in G183 (
https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Techniques/general/G183) for links that says
if the plain text color and the link color have a contrast of at least 3:1
*and* the link text has another visual clue when it receives keyboard focus
or mouse hover focus, then you're ok.

On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 9:44 AM 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
> > > > >