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We recommend sticking with basic white backgrounds and black text when possible.
If you want to use colors to make your course more unique we recommend using the UTSA visual style guide with approved and color contrast verified options.
WebAim Contrast and Color Accessibility breaks down how to define colors, more information about contrast minimums, and evaluating content.
WebAim also has a Color Contrast Checker and a Link Color Contrast Checker.
Do you have questions? Click the button below to email our Digital Accessibility Team.