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No, it would seem not, as W3C states 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum): The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following: (Level AA) Large Text: Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1; Incidental: Text or images of text that are part of an ...


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It's not just visually-impared users you should be considering here. Think of users who only use keyboard, or have broken their wrist, or all sorts of users. Accessibility ≠ only blind users. But anyway, to answer your question - you have a text field in your first example. That is the approach to take. The slider should be an enhancement to the form, it ...


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Why zoom can be important My parents are in their 70s and are sophisticated users for their age (mom plays video games!). They have large mobile phones (mom has an iPhone 6 plus and dad has a Galaxy Note phablet). Even then, they often need to zoom in to sites to read text or examine details. Now, as a designer I'm faced with a choice. I could use ...


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I think your question is why you don't see left-hand navigation by default any more. I'd say this mainly a trend--perhaps a good one. There are many trends these days and two of them are a) hamburger menus and b) single column page layouts. This article isn't in-depth, but one of many you can find out there that talk a bit more about this: ...


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I always try to be conscious of how well my interfaces will be received to people who may have color blind issues. And also, I feel that making a page which is balanced for color blindness will also be easier on the eyes of users in general. Even if your eyes are perfect, looking at yellow text on a white background is going to be annoying. To balance this ...



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