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Hex #00bbff

#00bbff is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #00bbff color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#00bbff Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 0   G 187   B 255   copy to clipboard


H 196   S 1   L 0.5


C 100%   M 27%   Y 0%   K 0%
Usage of blue The color #00bbff is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#00bbff Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#00bbff to RGB conversion

0% RED
187% GREEN
255% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(0, 187, 255); // for text color
background-color: rgb(0, 187, 255); // for background color

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#00bbff to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
100 % 26.67 % 0 % 0 %

#00bbff to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
196 1 0.5

CSS code: color: hsl(196, 100%, 50%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #00bbff

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #00bbff

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #00bbff

This shows how text with the hex-color #00bbff would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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