HTML Colors

HTML Colors
HTML Colors

HTML colors are specified using predefined color names, or RGB, HEX, HSL, RGBA, HSLA values.


Color Names

In HTML, a color can be specified by using a color name:

Tomato

Orange

Blue

Green


Background Color

You can set the background color for HTML elements:

Hello World

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Example

<h1 style="background-color:DodgerBlue;">Hello World</h1>
<p style="background-color:Tomato;">Lorem ipsum...</p>

Text Color

You can set the color of text:

Hello World

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Example

<h1 style="color:red;">Hello World</h1>
<p style="color:blue;">Lorem ipsum...</p>
<p style="color:orange;">Ut wisi enim...</p>

Border Color

You can set the color of borders:

Hello World

Hello World

Hello World

Example

<h1 style="border:2px solid Tomato;">Hello World</h1>
<h1 style="border:2px solid DodgerBlue;">Hello World</h1>
<h1 style="border:2px solid Violet;">Hello World</h1>

Color Values

In HTML, colors can also be specified using RGB values, HEX values, HSL values, RGBA values, and HSLA values:

Same as color name “Tomato”:

rgb(255, 99, 71)

#ff6347

hsl(9, 100%, 64%)

Same as color name “Tomato”, but 50% transparent:

rgba(255, 99, 71, 0.5)hsla(9, 100%, 64%, 0.5)

Example

<h1 style="background-color:rgb(255, 99, 71);">...</h1>
<h1 style="background-color:#ff6347;">...</h1>
<h1 style="background-color:hsl(9, 100%, 64%);">...</h1>
<h1 style="background-color:rgba(255, 99, 71, 0.5);">...</h1>
<h1 style="background-color:hsla(9, 100%, 64%, 0.5);">...</h1>