Colors are very important to give a good look and feel to your website. You can specify colors on page level using tag or you can set colors for individual tags using bgcolor attribute. The tag has following attributes which can be used to set different colors:
There are following three different methods to set colors in your web page:
Now we will see these coloring schemes one by one.
You can sepecify direct a color name to set text or background color. W3C has listed 16 basic color names that will validate with an HTML validator but there are many more color names supported by major browsers.
W3C Standard 16 Colors
Here is the list of W3C Standard 16 Colors names and it is recommended to use them.
Here are the examples to set background of an HTML tag by color name:
<body text="blue" bgcolor="green">
A hexadecimal is a 6 digit representation of a color.
Each hexadecimal code will be preceded by a pound or hash sign #.
Following is a list of few colors using hexadecimal notation.
HTML Colors by Hex
<body text="#0000FF" bgcolor="#00FF00">
This color value is specified using the rgb( ) property. This property takes three values, one each for red, green, and blue. The value can be an integer between 0 and 255 or a percentage.
Note: All the browsers does not support rgb() property of color so it is recommended not to use it.
Following is a list to show few colors using RGB values.
<body text="rgb(0,0,255)" bgcolor="rgb(0,255,0)">
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