Color, Contrast, and Text Online

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A high level of contrast between text colors and the background color not only assists students who have trouble seeing contrast or are color blind, but assists ALL students in more easily reading course materials.


Dark colors on a white background work well. Judge yourself how readable these different colors are.

D2L Brightspace provides helpful information regarding the accessibility of the level of contrast between your widget Titlebar text and background colors. See the Getting Started User Guide for more information.

Color Blindness

Here's more information regarding how color blind viewers view colors on web pages.

Plug in the colors of your choice to see how these might be viewed by people with a variety of color blindness.