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Hex #FF5555

#FF5555 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #FF5555 color information, color shades and color usage information.



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#FF5555 Conversion table

Category

red (light red)

HEX

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 RGB

R 255   G 85   B 85   copy to clipboard

 HSL

H 0   S 1   L 0.67

 CMYK

C 0%   M 67%   Y 67%   K 0%
Usage of red The color #FF5555 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#FF5555 Conversion and Usage

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

#FF5555 to RGB conversion

Red255
255% RED
Green85
85% GREEN
Blue85
85% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(255, 85, 85); // for text color
background-color: rgb(255, 85, 85); // for background color

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#FF5555 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 66.67 % 66.67 % 0 %

#FF5555 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
0 1 0.67

CSS code: color: hsl(0, 100%, 67%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #FF5555

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 #FF5555

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #FF5555

This shows how text with the hex-color #FF5555 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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