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Hex #cd9d00

#cd9d00 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #cd9d00 color information, color shades and color usage information.



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#cd9d00 Conversion table

Category

yellow (light yellow)

HEX

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 RGB

R 205   G 157   B 0   copy to clipboard

 HSL

H 45.95   S 1   L 0.4

 CMYK

C 0%   M 19%   Y 80%   K 20%
Usage of yellow The color #cd9d00 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#cd9d00 Conversion and Usage

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

#cd9d00 to RGB conversion

Red205
205% RED
Green157
157% GREEN
Blue0
0% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(205, 157, 0); // for text color
background-color: rgb(205, 157, 0); // for background color

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#cd9d00 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 18.82 % 80.39 % 19.61 %

#cd9d00 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
45.951 1 0.4

CSS code: color: hsl(46, 100%, 40%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #cd9d00

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 #cd9d00

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #cd9d00

This shows how text with the hex-color #cd9d00 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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