Opened 3 years ago

Closed 9 months ago

#4793 closed change (duplicate)

Make toolbar icon state colors more distinct for color blind users

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When redesigning the Adblock Plus logo and its icons, one of the goals was to comply with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines (see Logo improvements 2014 under "Colors"). As pointed out by a forum member though, it may still be problematic for some to distinguish the toolbar icon's "enabled" from its "disabled" state.

Therefore it seems that while we optimized every icon state to comply with the guidelines, we didn't consider contrasts between two states. So while it's likely unreasonable to expect to change the color scheme of the base logo, rethinking the colors of its "disabled" state might be sufficient.

What to change

Investigate options for helping color blind users better distinguish toolbar icon states.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by greiner

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closing this ticket in favor of ui#606.

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