9.2.10: Use of colour

Where ICT is a web page, it shall satisfy WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.4.1 Use of Color.

WCAG 2.0 success criterion: Use of colour

Colour is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

NOTE: This success criterion addresses colour perception specifically. Other forms of perception are covered in WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.3 including programmatic access to colour and other visual presentation coding.

Testing methods

Type of compliance Inspection
  1. The ICT is a web page.
  1. Check that the web page does not fail WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.4.1 Use of Colour [4].
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

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Components that implement this clause


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