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Hex #e1a42a

#e1a42a is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #e1a42a color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#e1a42a Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 225   G 164   B 42   copy to clipboard


H 40   S 0.75   L 0.52


C 0%   M 24%   Y 72%   K 12%
Usage of yellow The color #e1a42a is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#e1a42a Conversion and Usage

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

#e1a42a to RGB conversion

225% RED
164% GREEN
42% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(225, 164, 42); // for text color
background-color: rgb(225, 164, 42); // for background color

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#e1a42a to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 23.92 % 71.76 % 11.76 %

#e1a42a to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
40 0.75 0.52

CSS code: color: hsl(40, 75%, 52%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #e1a42a

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 #e1a42a

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #e1a42a

This shows how text with the hex-color #e1a42a 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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