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Hex #bb9e36

#bb9e36 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #bb9e36 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#bb9e36 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 187   G 158   B 54   copy to clipboard


H 46.92   S 0.55   L 0.47


C 0%   M 11%   Y 52%   K 27%
Usage of yellow The color #bb9e36 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#bb9e36 Conversion and Usage

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

#bb9e36 to RGB conversion

187% RED
158% GREEN
54% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(187, 158, 54); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(187, 158, 54); // for css background-color

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#bb9e36 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 11.37 % 52.16 % 26.67 %

#bb9e36 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
46.917 0.55 0.47

CSS code: color: hsl(46.9, 55%, 47%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #bb9e36

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 #bb9e36

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #bb9e36

This shows how text with the hex-color #bb9e36 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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