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Following are some samples of HTML codes you may want to use on your Web page. To view the actual HTML code for each example, click VIEW-PAGE SOURCE (or VIEW-SOURCE) and scroll down the example you are interested in.

Names of Common Colors

Black Gray Silver White Lime Green Olive Navy
Blue Aqua Teal Fuchsia Maroon Purple Red Yellow

Samples of 216 Web-Friendly Colors

If you want your Web page to appear equally well on most browsers, use only the following Web-friendly colors in your design. Also, calling out colors by name (see above) will also accomplish the task.

Although the CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) is the "color space" used for print documents, RGB (Red Green Blue) is the "color space" for computers and most digital devices like digital cameras. Web images must be in RGB.

Each of the following RGB colors is preceded by a # sign (eg: #AA08FB). Following is a breakdown of what the parts of the color stand for:


000000 333333 666666 999999 CCCCCC FFFFFF
000033 333300 666600 999900 CCCC00 FFFF00
000066 333366 666633 999933 CCCC33 FFFF33
000099 333399 666699 999966 CCCC66 FFFF66
0000CC 3333CC 6666CC 9999CC CCCC99 FFFF99
0000FF 3333FF 6666FF 9999FF CCCCFF FFFFCC
003300 336633
669966 99CC99 CCFFCC FF00FF
006600 339933 66CC66 99FF99 CC00CC FF33FF
009900 33CC33 66FF66 990099 CC33CC FF66FF
00CC00 33FF33 660066 993399 CC66CC FF99FF
00FF00 330033 663366 996699 CC99CC FFCCFF
00FF33 330066 663399 9966CC CC99FF FFCC00
00FF66 330099 6633CC 9966FF CC9900 FFCC33
00FF99 3300CC 6633FF 996600 CC9933 FFCC66
00FFCC 3300FF 663300 996633 CC9966 FFCC99
00FFFF 330000 663333 996666 CC9999 FFCCCC
00CCCC 33FFFF 660000 993333 CC6666 FF9999
009999 33CCCC 66FFFF 990000 CC3333 FF6666
006666 339999 66CCCC 99FFFF CC0000 FF3333
003333 336666 669999 99CCCC CCFFFF FF0000
003366 336699 6699CC 99CCFF CCFF00 FF0033
003399 3366CC 6699FF 99CC00 CCFF33 FF0066
0033CC 3366FF 669900 99CC33 CCFF66 FF0099
0033FF 336600 669933 99CC66 CCFF99 FF00CC
0066FF 339900 66CC33 99FF66 CC0099 FF33CC
0099FF 33CC00 66FF33 990066 CC3399 FF66CC
00CCFF 33FF00 660033 993366 CC6699 FF99CC
00CC33 33FF66 660099 9933CC CC66FF FF9900
00CC66 33FF99 6600CC 9933FF CC6600 FF9933
00CC99 33FFCC 6600FF 993300 CC6633 FF9966
009933 33CC66 66FF99 9900CC CC33FF FF6600
006633 339966 66CC99 99FFCC CC00FF FF3300
009966 33CC99 66FFCC 9900FF CC3300 FF6633
0099CC 33CCFF 66FF00 990033 CC3366 FF6699
0066CC 3399FF 66CC00 99FF33 CC0066 FF3399
006699 3399CC 66CCFF 99FF00 CC0033 FF3366