"Yellow" Colour code #FFFF00

#FFFF00
rgb(255, 255, 0)
rgb(100%, 100%, 0%)

Common name of #FFFF00 (or 0xFFFF00) colour is "Yellow".

RGB value of #FFFF00 colour is rgb(255, 255, 0) where red value is 255, green value is 255 and the blue value is 0.

Max value from RGB for colour #FFFF00 is 255 which contains mainly Red colour.

Cylindrical-coordinate representations (also known as HSL colours) of colour #FFFF00 hue angle of 60°, saturation:100% and the lightness value is 50%.

The process colour (four Colour CMYK) of #FFFF00 colour is Cyan = 0, Magento = 0, Yellow = 1, and Key/Black (K on CMYK) = 0.

#FFFF00 is a web safe colour.

Grayscale color of #FFFF00 is #E2E2E2

Inverted color of #FFFF00 is #0000FF

OLE colour (RGB Long) of #FFFF00 is 65535

Decimal Value of #FFFF00 is 16776960

Android / android.graphics.Color of #FFFF00 is -256 / 0xFFFFFF00

The following declarations are allowed (CSS 3.0) for #FFFF00

Hex Triplets
#FFFF00
RGB Decimal
rgb(255, 255, 0)
RGB Percent
rgb(100%, 100%, 0%)
RGBA
rgba(255, 255, 0, 1)
HSL
hsl(60, 100%, 50%)
HSLA
hsla(60, 100%, 50%, 1)

Colour spaces of #FFFF00 "Yellow"

  • RGB is opposite of CMY. CMY colours are complementary to RGB colours.
    R = 255
    100%
    G = 255
    100%
    B = 0
    0%

    C = 0%
    0
    M = 0%
    0
    Y = 100%
    1
  • HSL (HSI) – hue, saturation, lightness/intensity
    H = 60°
    0.16666666666667
    S = 100%
    1
    L = 50%
    0.5
  • HSV (HSB) – hue, saturation, brightness/value
    H = 60°
    0.16666666666667
    S = 100%
    1
    V = 100%
    1
  • CMYK – cyan, magenta, yellow, key/black
    C = 0
    0
    M = 0
    0
    Y = 100
    1
    K = 0
    0
  • CIE – International Commission on Illumination
    CIE XYZ
    CIE 1931 XYZ colour space
    X = 77
    77
    Y = 92.78
    92.78
    Z = 13.85
    13.85

    Yxy
    CIE (x, y, Y)
    Y = 92.78
    92.78
    x = 0.419
    0.41932146163481
    y = 0.505
    0.50525513260361

    Hunter-Lab
    Hunter 1948 colour space
    L = 96.32
    96.322375385992
    a = -25.87
    -25.871454996971
    b = 58.9
    58.900473303995

    CIELAB
    CIE 1976 (L*, a*, b*)
    L = 97.14
    97.138246981297
    a = -21.56
    -21.555908334832
    b = 94.48
    94.482485446445

    CIELUV
    CIE 1976 (L*, u*, v*)
    L = 97.1382
    97.138246981297
    u = 7.703
    7.702962282478
    v = 106.7891
    106.78912110757

    CIELCH
    Cylindrical representation
    L = 97.1382
    97.138246981297
    C = 96.9103
    96.910253535306
    H = 102.8519
    102.85189620925

    YIQ
    Luma In-phase Quadrature
    Y = 0.886
    0.886
    I = 0.321
    0.321
    Q = -0.311
    -0.311

Base Numbers

Base Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11111111 00000000
Octal 377 377 0
Decimal 255 255 0
Hex FF FF 0


Colour Harmonies : #FFFF00 colour combinations

Complementary colour scheme for #FFFF00

Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors. The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look especially when used at full saturation.

In the complementary color scheme, the opposite colour of #FFFF00 colour is calculated by adding 180° to the value of the current hue: 60° → 240° (+180°)

Split-complementary colour scheme for #FFFF00

The split-complementary colour scheme is a variation of the complementary colour scheme. In addition to the base colour, it uses the two colours adjacent to its complement.This color scheme has the same strong visual contrast as the complementary color scheme, but has less tension.

Split-complementary colours of #FFFF00 are calculated by changing the hue by ±5/12 (±150°): 60° → -90° (60°-150°), 210° (60°+150°).

Triadic colours scheme for #FFFF00

A triadic colour scheme uses colors that are evenly spaced around the colour wheel. This scheme tend to be quite vibrant, even if you use pale or unsaturated versions of your hues. To use a triadic harmony successfully, the colours should be carefully balanced - let one colour dominate and use the two others for accent.

Equidistant combinations of triadic scheme colours for #FFFF00 are calculated by changing the hue by ±1/3 (±120°): 60° → -60° (60°-120°), 180° (60°+120°).

Tetradic (Rectangle) colour scheme for #FFFF00

The rectangle or tetradic color scheme uses four colors arranged into two complementary pairs.This schemes works best if one color is dominant, while the rest serve as extras.

Four tetradic scheme colours (clockwise) for #FFFF00 are calculated by changing the hue as follows : 60° → 180° (60°+120°), 240° (60°+180°), 360° (60°+300°).


Four tetradic scheme colours (counter-clockwise) for #FFFF00 are calculated by changing the hue as follows : 60° → -60° (60°-120°), -120° (60°-180°), -240° (60°-300°).

Tetradic Square Colour Scheme for #FFFF00

The square color scheme is similar to the Tetradic rectangle scheme, but with all four colors spaced evenly around the color circle. Square color schemes works best if you let one color be dominant. You should also pay attention to the balance between warm and cool colors in your design.

Four equidistant tetradic square scheme colours for #FFFF00 are calculated by changing the hue by 1/4 (90°) progressively : 60° → 150° (60°+90°), 240° (60°+180°), 330° (60°+270°).

Analagous colours of #FFFF00

Analogous colours are groups of three colors that are next to each other on the colour wheel. They usually match well and create serene and comfortable designs.

Analogous color schemes are often found in nature and are harmonious and pleasing to the eye.

The analogous colours of #FFFF00 are calculated by changing the hue by ±1/12 (i.e. 30°): 60° → 90° (60°+30°), 30° (60°-30°).

RGB Variations of #FFFF00

(R:FF, G:FF, B:FF)

Monochromatic colours of #FFFF00

Shade Colour Variation of #FFFF00 (Darker)

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue

Tint Colour Variation of #FFFF00 (Brighter)

Tint is created by mixing white to any pure color

Tones of #FFFF00 colour with more saturation

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue.

Tones of #FFFF00 colour with less saturation

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue.

#FFFF00 Colour in CSS Codes


.myforecolor{
    color:#FFFF00;
}
.mybgcolor{
    background-color:#FFFF00;
}
.mybordercolor{
    border:3px solid #FFFF00;
}

Text with hexadecimal font colour #FFFF00

This sample text font Colour is #FFFF00
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog


<p style="color:#FFFF00">Text here</p>


#FFFF00 Background Colour

This div background Colour is #FFFF00


<div style="background-color:#FFFF00">
    Div content here
</div>


#FFFF00 Border Colour

This div border Colour is #FFFF00


<div style="border:3px solid #FFFF00">
    Div content here
</div>

CSS3 Examples


.textShadowRgb {
    text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgba(255, 255, 0, 0.8);
} 
.textShadowHex { 
    text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #FFFF00;
}
.divShadow { 
    -moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #FFFF00;
    -webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #FFFF00;
    box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #FFFF00;
}


Text Shadow with RGB Values

This text has shadow with rgb values.


<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgba(255, 255, 0, 0.8);">Text here</p>


Text Shadow with HEX Values

This text has shadow with hex values.


<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #FFFF00">Text here</p>


Div Box Shadow

This div box has shadow with Colour # FFFF00



<div style="-moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #FFFF00;
-webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #FFFF00;
box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #FFFF00;">
    Div content here
</div>

Colour Compositions

RGB % of Colour #FFFF00

CMYK % of Colour #FFFF00

Related Colours along with #FFFF00

Black background

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with black background colour.

White background

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with white background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #0000FF

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #0000FF background colour.

#0000FF over FFFF00

Sample text in #0000FF colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #0080FF

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #0080FF background colour.

#0080FF over FFFF00

Sample text in #0080FF colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #00FF00

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #00FF00 background colour.

#00FF00 over FFFF00

Sample text in #00FF00 colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #00FF80

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #00FF80 background colour.

#00FF80 over FFFF00

Sample text in #00FF80 colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #00FFFF

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #00FFFF background colour.

#00FFFF over FFFF00

Sample text in #00FFFF colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #8000FF

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #8000FF background colour.

#8000FF over FFFF00

Sample text in #8000FF colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #E2E2E2

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #E2E2E2 background colour.

#E2E2E2 over FFFF00

Sample text in #E2E2E2 colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #FF0000

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #FF0000 background colour.

#FF0000 over FFFF00

Sample text in #FF0000 colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #FF0080

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #FF0080 background colour.

#FF0080 over FFFF00

Sample text in #FF0080 colour with #FFFF00 background colour.

#FFFF00 over22 #FF00FF

Sample text in #FFFF00 colour with #FF00FF background colour.

#FF00FF over FFFF00

Sample text in #FF00FF colour with #FFFF00 background colour.