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Hex #ddc912

#ddc912 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ddc912 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ddc912 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 221   G 201   B 18   copy to clipboard


H 54.09   S 0.85   L 0.47


C 0%   M 8%   Y 80%   K 13%
Usage of yellow The color #ddc912 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ddc912 Conversion and Usage

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

#ddc912 to RGB conversion

221% RED
201% GREEN
18% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(221, 201, 18); // for text color
background-color: rgb(221, 201, 18); // for background color

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#ddc912 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 7.84 % 79.61 % 13.33 %

#ddc912 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
54.089 0.85 0.47

CSS code: color: hsl(54.1, 85%, 47%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ddc912

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 #ddc912

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #ddc912

This shows how text with the hex-color #ddc912 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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