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Hex #c9c308

#c9c308 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c9c308 color information, color shades and color usage information.



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#c9c308 Conversion table

Category

yellow (light yellow)

HEX

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 RGB

R 201   G 195   B 8   copy to clipboard

 HSL

H 58.13   S 0.92   L 0.41

 CMYK

C 0%   M 2%   Y 76%   K 21%
Usage of yellow The color #c9c308 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c9c308 Conversion and Usage

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

#c9c308 to RGB conversion

Red201
201% RED
Green195
195% GREEN
Blue8
8% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(201, 195, 8); // for text color
background-color: rgb(201, 195, 8); // for background color

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#c9c308 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 2.35 % 75.69 % 21.18 %

#c9c308 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
58.135 0.92 0.41

CSS code: color: hsl(58.1, 92%, 41%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c9c308

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 #c9c308

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #c9c308

This shows how text with the hex-color #c9c308 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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