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101 SharePoint Usability Tips: #73

Considering Color Blindness

Written By: Virgil Carroll
Posted: 10/14/2012

When deciding on your website’s color schemes, it is important to keep in mind color blindness and other visual impairments. Using like-colors on background and text can make it difficult for some to read, so stick with contrasting colors. If you are not sure about a color scheme, try using a ‘color contrastor’ tool to double check for any potential issues.


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More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

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