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Hex #ab8a19

#ab8a19 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ab8a19 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ab8a19 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 171   G 138   B 25   copy to clipboard


H 46.44   S 0.74   L 0.38


C 0%   M 13%   Y 57%   K 33%
Usage of yellow The color #ab8a19 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ab8a19 Conversion and Usage

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

#ab8a19 to RGB conversion

171% RED
138% GREEN
25% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(171, 138, 25); // for text color
background-color: rgb(171, 138, 25); // for background color

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#ab8a19 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 12.94 % 57.25 % 32.94 %

#ab8a19 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
46.438 0.74 0.38

CSS code: color: hsl(46.4, 74%, 38%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ab8a19

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 #ab8a19

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #ab8a19

This shows how text with the hex-color #ab8a19 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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