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Hex #cdcd38

#cdcd38 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #cdcd38 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#cdcd38 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 205   G 205   B 56   copy to clipboard


H 60   S 0.6   L 0.51


C 0%   M 0%   Y 58%   K 20%
Usage of yellow The color #cdcd38 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#cdcd38 Conversion and Usage

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

#cdcd38 to RGB conversion

205% RED
205% GREEN
56% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(205, 205, 56); // for text color
background-color: rgb(205, 205, 56); // for background color

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#cdcd38 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 0 % 58.43 % 19.61 %

#cdcd38 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
60 0.6 0.51

CSS code: color: hsl(60, 60%, 51%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #cdcd38

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 #cdcd38

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #cdcd38

This shows how text with the hex-color #cdcd38 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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