html colour names

HTML Colour Names

If you are looking for a colour that will be used on your website, you should try picking from the list of standard HTML colours.

Its easier to remember a colours Name.
Its harder to remember a colours HEX or RGB codes.

Screen printers and sign writers will be able to look up the codes and get an exact match to keep with your branding.

Modern browsers support 140 named colours, which are listed below.

You can use the colour in your HTML and CSS by Name, Hex Code or RGB Value.

This reference is very useful for developing an initial colour scheme for your websites primary, secondary and tertiary colours.

Red HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

IndianRed

#CD5C5C

rgb(205, 92, 92)

LightCoral

#F08080

rgb(240, 128, 128)

Salmon

#FA8072

rgb(250, 128, 114)

DarkSalmon

#FA8072

rgb(233, 150, 122)

LightSalmon

#FFA07A

rgb(255, 160, 122)

Crimson

#DC143C

rgb(255, 160, 122)

Red

#FF0000

rgb(255, 0, 0)

FireBrick

#B22222

rgb(178, 34, 34)

DarkRed

#8B0000

rgb(139, 0, 0)

Pink HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

Pink

#FFC0CB

rgb(255, 192, 203)

LightPink

#FFB6C1

rgb(255, 182, 193)

HotPink

#FF69B4

rgb(255, 105, 180)

DeepPink

#FF1493

rgb(255, 20, 147)

MediumVioletRed

#C71585

rgb(199, 21, 133)

PaleVioletRed

#DB7093

rgb(219, 112, 147)

Orange HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

LightSalmon

#FFA07A

rgb(255, 160, 122)

Coral

#FF7F50

rgb(255, 127, 80)

Tomato

#FF6347

rgb(255, 99, 71)

OrangeRed

#FF4500

rgb(255, 69, 0)

DarkOrange

#FF8C00

rgb(255, 140, 0)

Orange

#FFA500

rgb(255, 165, 0)

Yellow HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

Gold

#FFD700

RGB(255, 215, 0)

Yellow

#FFFF00

RGB(255, 255, 0)

LightYellow

#FFFFE0

RGB(255, 255, 224)

LemonChiffon

#FFFACD

RGB(255, 250, 205)

LightGoldenRodYellow

#FAFAD2

RGB(250, 250, 210)

PapayaWhip

#FFEFD5

RGB(255, 239, 213)

Moccasin

#FFE4B5

RGB(255, 228, 181)

PeachPuff

#FFDAB9

RGB(255, 218, 185)

PaleGoldenRod

#EEE8AA

RGB(238, 232, 170)

Khaki

#F0E68C

RGB(240, 230, 140)

DarkKhaki

#BDB76B

RGB(189, 183, 107)

Purple HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

Lavender

#E6E6FA

RGB(230, 230, 250)

Thistle

#D8BFD8

RGB(216, 191, 216)

Plum

#DDA0DD

RGB(221, 160, 221)

Violet

#EE82EE

RGB(238, 130, 238)

Orchid

#DA70D6

RGB(218, 112, 214)

Fuchsia

#FF00FF

RGB(255, 0, 255)

Magenta

#FF00FF

RGB(255, 0, 255)

MediumOrchid

#BA55D3

RGB(186, 85, 211)

MediumPurple

#9370DB

RGB(147, 112, 219)

RebeccaPurple

#663399

RGB(102, 51, 153)

BlueViolet

#8A2BE2

RGB(138, 43, 226)

DarkViolet

#9400D3

RGB(148, 0, 211)

DarkOrchid

#9932CC

RGB(153, 50, 204)

DarkMagenta

#8B008B

RGB(139, 0, 139)

Purple

#800080

RGB(128, 0, 128)

Indigo

#4B0082

RGB(75, 0, 130)

SlateBlue

#6A5ACD

RGB(106, 90, 205)

DarkSlateBlue

#483D8B

RGB(72, 61, 139)

MediumSlateBlue

#7B68EE

RGB(123, 104, 238)

Green HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

GreenYellow

#ADFF2F

RGB(173, 255, 47)

Chartreuse

#7FFF00

rgb(127, 255, 0)

LawnGreen

#7CFC00

rgb(124, 252, 0)

Lime

#00FF00

rgb(0, 255, 0)

LimeGreen

#32CD32

rgb(50, 205, 50)

PaleGreen

#98FB98

rgb(152, 251, 152)

LightGreen

#90EE90

rgb(144, 238, 144)

MediumSpringGreen

#00FA9A

rgb(0, 250, 154)

SpringGreen

#00FF7F

rgb(0, 255, 127)

MediumSeaGreen

#3CB371

rgb(60, 179, 113)

SeaGreen

#2E8B57

rgb(46, 139, 87)

ForestGreen

#228B22

rgb(34, 139, 34)

Green

#008000

rgb(0, 128, 0)

DarkGreen

#006400

rgb(0, 100, 0)

YellowGreen

#9ACD32

rgb(154, 205, 50)

OliveDrab

#6B8E23

RGB(75, 0, 130)

Olive

#808000

rgb(128, 128, 0)

DarkOliveGreen

#556B2F

rgb(85, 107, 47)

MediumAquaMarine

#66CDAA

rgb(102, 205, 170)

DarkSeaGreen

#8FBC8B

rgb(143, 188, 139)

LightSeaGreen

#20B2AA

rgb(32, 178, 170)

DarkCyan

#008B8B

rgb(0, 139, 139)

Teal

#008080

rgb(0, 128, 128)

Blue HTML Colour Names

Colour Name

HEX

RGB

Aqua

#00FFFF

rgb(0, 255, 255)

Cyan

#00FFFF

rgb(0, 255, 255)

LightCyan

#E0FFFF

rgb(224, 255, 255)

PaleTurquoise

#AFEEEE

rgb(175, 238, 238)

AquaMarine

#7FFFD4

rgb(127, 255, 212)

Turquoise

#40E0D0

rgb(64, 224, 208)

MediumTurquoise

#48D1CC

rgb(72, 209, 204)

DarkTurquoise

#00CED1

rgb(0, 206, 209)

CadetBlue

#5F9EA0

rgb(95, 158, 160)

SteelBlue

#4682B4

rgb(60, 179, 113)

LightSteelBlue

#B0C4DE

rgb(176, 196, 222)

PowderBlue

#B0E0E6

rgb(176, 224, 230)

LightBlue

#ADD8E6

rgb(173, 216, 230)

SkyBlue

#87CEEB

rgb(135, 206, 235)

LightSkyBlue

#87CEFA

rgb(135, 206, 250)

DeepSkyBlue

#00BFFF

rgb(0, 191, 255)

DodgerBlue

#1E90FF

rgb(30, 144, 255)

CornFlowerBlue

#6495ED

rgb(100, 149, 237)

MediumSlateBlue

#7B68EE

rgb(123, 104, 238)

RoyalBlue

#4169E1

rgb(65, 105, 225)

Blue

#0000FF

rgb(0, 0, 255)

MediumBlue

#0000CD

rgb(0, 0, 205)

DarkBlue

#00008B

rgb(0, 0, 139)

Navy

#000080

rgb(0, 0, 128)

MidnightBlue

#191970

rgb(0, 0, 128)

Brown, White and Grey HTML Colour Names