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Accessibility Checkpoint Justified text is hard to read


Many people with cognitive disabilities (including dyslexia) find text styled with text-align:justify hard to read.


Justified text aligned to both the left and the right margins creates rivers of white running down the page due to extra word spacing. This makes justified text difficult to read for some people. The best way to avoid the problem is avoid justified text.

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This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccWcag2-F88-1