To be in compliance with the WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA), the visual presentation of text color against background color has to have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1.
Use the EightShapes Contrast Grid to test many foreground and background color combos for compliance with WCAG 2.0 minimum contrast.
The tool’s legend diagram explains the pass/fail codes:
Once you have created a contrast grid that pertains to your project, you can copy the grid HTML and CSS for your use.
Take the EightShapes Contrast Grid for a spin.
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