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CSS HEX Colors


HEX Value

In CSS, a color can be specified using a hexadecimal value in the form:

#rrggbb

Where rr (red), gg (green) and bb (blue) are hexadecimal values between 00 and ff (same as decimal 0-255).

For example, #ff0000 is displayed as red, because red is set to its highest value (ff) and the others are set to the lowest value (00).

Experiment by mixing the HEX values below:

#ff6347

RED

ff

GREEN

63

BLUE

47

Example

#ff0000
#0000ff
#3cb371
#ee82ee
#ffa500
#6a5acd

Shades of gray are often defined using equal values for all the 3 light sources:

Example

#000000
#3c3c3c
#787878
#b4b4b4
#f0f0f0
#ffffff