Quick Tip: Color Reliance

Accessibility guidelines do not prohibit any specific color or color combination, such as red and green. However, they do require that “color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element”. Ensure that color-reliance is tested for and avoided.


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