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Re: HR TAG, HEADING TAG, AND COLOR CONTRAST/AAA 1.4.6

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 09:20:55 +0100
Message-ID: <4A6EB4E7.9030009@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: Chris Reeve <chrisreeve15@yahoo.com>, 'wai-ig list' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Chris Reeve wrote:
> My color situation is as follows:
>  
> *Body Bakground Color: White*
> *Text (Foreground): Black*
> *HR: Maroon*
> *Header: Green*

The keyword green #008000 should be OK.  #00FF00 would be too light.

It also depends on the font size.

> *Links (Active, hover,  and Visited): Blue
> *
>  
> This is how my page is set up:
>  
> *Links at top of page*
> *below that is *
> *HR tag*

A border on the DIV for the links might be better current practice.

Although usability, rather than accessibility, I would distinguish 
visited links if you expect users to visit your page more than once, or 
follow more than one link.


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