Your browser has javascript turned off or blocked. This will lead to some parts of our website to not work properly or at all. Turn on javascript for best performance.

The browser you are using is not supported by this website. All versions of Internet Explorer are no longer supported, either by us or Microsoft (read more here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/windows/end-of-ie-support).

Please use a modern browser to fully experience our website, such as the newest versions of Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari etc.

Colour and contrast

Anyone who has attempted to read the content of a webpage on a mobile phone screen in full sunlight knows that strong contrasts make that easier. The right choice of colours can have a crucial effect on accessibility.

Tips for creating good contrasts

The basic tip is to use the templates and graphic profile approved by Lund University. This way you can be sure that the colour, form and contrasts will be correct and you can focus on the content.

When choosing colours, you need to know how strong a contrast will be legible for most people and which colour combinations are approved. Here you can find the tools for measuring contrast values on your webpage.

Tools for checking contrasts

Contact

Project group for web accessibility

Contact the project group via email: tillganglighet [at] kommunikation [dot] lu [dot] se

The project blog (in Swedish)

Join the team "Webbtillgänglighet inom LU" (in Swedish) on Microsoft Teams