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Hex Codes and Colours

In HTML, a colour can be specified by using a color name, an RGB value, or a HEX value. Using hex values (# followed by 6 letters and numbers) is OK.

Browser-Fit Colours

The colours in the first two tables should look the same on different monitors that can display 256 colours.

A

Hex Code and Colour Hex Code and Colour Hex Code and Colour
#ffffff#ccffff#99ffff
#ffffcc#ccffcc#99ffcc
#ffff99#ccff99#99ff99
#ffff66#ccff66#99ff66
#ffff33#ccff33#99ff33
#ffff00#ccff00#99ff00
#ffccff#ccccff#99ccff
#ffcccc#cccccc#99cccc
#ffcc99#cccc99#99cc99
#ffcc66#cccc66#99cc66
#ffcc33#cccc33#99cc33
#ffcc00#cccc00#99cc00
#ff99ff#cc99ff#9999ff
#ff99cc#cc99cc#9999cc
#ff9999#cc9999#999999
#ff9966#cc9966#999966
#ff9933#cc9933#999933
#ff9900#cc9900#999900
#ff66ff#cc66ff#9966ff
#ff66cc#cc66cc#9966cc
#ff6699#cc6699#996699
#ff6666#cc6666#996666
#ff6633#cc6633#996633
#ff6600#cc6600#996600
#ff33ff#cc33ff#9933ff
#ff33cc#cc33cc#9933cc
#ff3399#cc3399#993399
#ff3366#cc3366#993366
#ff3333#cc3333#993333
#ff3300#cc3300#993300
#ff00ff#cc00ff#9900ff
#ff00cc#cc00cc#9900cc
#ff0099#cc0099#990099
#cccc99#cc0066#990066
#ff0033#cc0033#990033
#ff0000#cc0000#990000

B

#66ffff#33ffff#00ffff
#66ffcc#33ffcc#00ffcc
#66ff99#33ff99#00ff99
#66ff66#33ff66#00ff66
#66ff33#33ff33#00ff33
#66ff00#33ff00#00ff00
#66ccff#33ccff#00ccff
#66cccc#33cccc#00cccc
#66cc99#33cc99#00cc99
#66cc66#33cc66#00cc66
#66cc33#33cc33#00cc33
#66cc00#33cc00#00cc00
#6699ff#3399ff#0099ff
#6699cc#3399cc#0099cc
#669999#339999#009999
#669966#339966#009966
#669933#339933#009933
#669900#339900#009900
#6666ff#3366ff#0066ff
#6666cc#3366cc#0066cc
#666699#336699#006699
#666666#336666#006666
#666633#336633#006633
#666600#336600#006600
#6633ff#3333ff#0033ff
#6633cc#3333cc#0033cc
#663399#333399#003399
#663366#333366#003366
#663333#333333#003333
#663300#333300#003300
#6600ff#3300ff#0000ff
#6600cc#3300cc#0000cc
#660099#330099#000099
#660066#330066#000066
#660033#330033#000033
#660000#330000#000000

140 Additional Colours

The following list of colours were named for the Netscape browser, version 1.1. NB: Not all-round browser-safe. Certain distortions may set in in some cases.

aliceblue
#f0f8ff
antiquewhite
#faebd7
aqua
#00ffff
aquamarine
#7fffd4
azure
#f0ffff
beige
#f5f5dc
bisque
#ffe4c4
black
#000000
blanched almond
#ffebcd
blue
#0000ff
blueviolet
#8a2be2
brown
#a52a2a
burlywood
#deb887
cadetblue
#5f9ea0
chartreuse
#7fff00
chocolate
#d2691e
coral
#ff7f50
cornflowerblue
#6495ed
cornsilk
#fff8dc
crimson
#dc143c
cyan
#00ffff
darkblue
#00008b
darkcyan
#008b8b
dark goldenrod
#b8860b
darkgray
#a9a9a9
darkgreen
#006400
darkkhaki
#bdb76b
darkmagenta
#8b008b
dark olivegreen
#556b2f
darkorange
#ff8c00
darkorchid
#9932cc
darkred
#8b0000
darksalmon
#e9967a
darkseagreen
#8fbc8f
darkslateblue
#483d8b
darkslategray
#2f4f4f
darkturquoise
#00ced1
darkviolet
#9400d3
deeppink
#ff1493
deepskyblue
#00bfbf
dimgray
#696969
dodgerblue
#1e90ff
firebrick
#b22222
floralwhite
#fffaf0
forestgreen
#228b22
fuchsia
#ff00ff
gainsboro
#dcdcdc
ghostwhite
#f8f8ff
gold
#ffd700
goldenrod
#daa520
gray
#808080
green
#008000
greenyellow
#adff2f
honeydew
#f0fff0
hotpink
#ff69b4
indianred
#cd5c5c
indigo
#4b0082
ivory
#fffff0
khaki
#f0e68c
lavender
#e6e6fa
lavenderblush
#fff0f5
lawngreen
#7cfc00
lemonchiffon
#fffacd
lightblue
#add8e6
lightcoral
#f08080
lightcyan
#e0ffff
light goldenrod yellow
#fafad2
lightgreen
#90ee90
lightgrey
#d3d3d3
lightpink
#ffb6c1
lightsalmon
#ffa07a
lightseagreen
#20b2aa
lightskyblue
#87cefa
lightslategrey
#778899
lightsteelblue
#b0c4de
lightyellow
#ffffe0
lime
#00ff00
limegreen
#32cd32
linen
#faf0e6
magenta
#ff00ff
maroon
#800000
medium aquamarine
#66cdaa
mediumblue
#0000cd
medium orchid
#ba55d3
medium purple
#9370db
medium seagreen
#3cb371
medium slateblue
#7b68ee
medium springgreen
#00fa9a
medium turquoise
#48d1cc
medium violetred
#c71585
midnightblue
#191970
mintcream
#f5fffa
mistyrose
#ffe4e1
moccasin
#ffe4b5
navajowhite
#ffdead
navy
#000080
oldlace
#fdf5e6
olive
#808000
olivedrab
#6b8e23
orange
#ffa500
orangered
#ff4500
orchid
#da70d6
palegoldenrod
#eee8aa
palegreen
#98fb98
paleturquoise
#afeeee
palevioletred
#db7093
papayawhip
#ffefd5
peachpuff
#ffdab9
peru
#cd853f
pink
#ffc0cb
plum
#dda0dd
powderblue
#b0e0e6
purple
#800080
red
#ff0000
rosybrown
#bc8f8f
royalblue
#4169e1
saddlebrown
#8b4513
salmon
#fa8072
sandybrown
#f4a460
seagreen
#2e8b57
seashell
#fff5ee
sienna
#a0522d
silver
#c0c0c0
skyblue
#87ceeb
slateblue
#6a5acd
slategray
#708090
snow
#fffafa
springgreen
#00ff7f
steelblue
#4682b4
tan
#d2b48c
teal
#008080
thistle
#d8bfd8
tomato
#ff6347
turquoise
#40e0d0
violet
#ee82ee
wheat
#f5deb3
white
#ffffff
whitesmoke
#f5f5f5
yellow
#ffff00
yellowgreen
#9acd32

Untested Colours So Far

Many of the delicate colours below may not be rendered all right in any browser. Using them would need some testing.

#ddeeff #f0f1c1 #f0f1ef
#f0f2c0 #f1f2c0 #f0f2c1
#f1f2c6 #f4f6f8 #f5efe9
#f6e6b9 #f6eed8 #f7eaef
#f9efc8 #f9fea0 #faf0e6
#fdefb1 #fdefc8 #fdffa6
#fed8d2 #feefa3 #feefc8
#fef1c5 #fef1d5 #fef2b0
#ffcba8 #ffd5a5 #ffdea7
#ffdeb3 #ffe1a3 #ffebca
#ffebcd #ffebdf #ffecc9
#ffecca #ffeecd #ffefc8
#ffefd5 #fff0d6 #fff6cd
#fff9e9 #fffdc9 #fffdc9
#ffefd5 #f1f2c0

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