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Hex #FFBC00

#FFBC00 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #FFBC00 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#FFBC00 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 255   G 188   B 0   copy to clipboard


H 44.24   S 1   L 0.5


C 0%   M 26%   Y 100%   K 0%
Usage of yellow The color #FFBC00 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#FFBC00 Conversion and Usage

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

#FFBC00 to RGB conversion

255% RED
188% GREEN

CSS code: color: rgb(255, 188, 0); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(255, 188, 0); // for css background-color

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#FFBC00 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 26.27 % 100 % 0 %

#FFBC00 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
44.235 1 0.5

CSS code: color: hsl(44.2, 100%, 50%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #FFBC00

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 #FFBC00

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #FFBC00

This shows how text with the hex-color #FFBC00 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 you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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