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Hex #ffd900

#ffd900 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #ffd900 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#ffd900 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 255   G 217   B 0   copy to clipboard


H 51.06   S 1   L 0.5


C 0%   M 15%   Y 100%   K 0%
Usage of yellow The color #ffd900 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#ffd900 Conversion and Usage

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

#ffd900 to RGB conversion

255% RED
217% GREEN

CSS code: color: rgb(255, 217, 0); // for text color
background-color: rgb(255, 217, 0); // for background color

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#ffd900 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 14.9 % 100 % 0 %

#ffd900 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
51.059 1 0.5

CSS code: color: hsl(51.1, 100%, 50%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #ffd900

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 #ffd900

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #ffd900

This shows how text with the hex-color #ffd900 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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