WHAT ARE COLOR HEX CODES? HTML color codes are hexadecimal triplets representing the colors red, green, and blue (#RRGGBB). For example, in the color red, the color code is #FF0000, which is ‘255’ red, ‘0’ green, and ‘0’ blue. These color codes can be used to change the color of the background, text, and other elements on a web page.
While utilizing Color Hex Codes is not rocket-science, it can be sometimes difficult to figure out the correct code for the color you want – especially for less “usual and customary” color choices. While more-advanced web development programs such as Adobe Dreamweaver make identifying the proper color hex codes much easier, there are a great many FREE resources available throughout the internet for our reference/use.
The following is a list of several such resources to assist you with identifying color hex codes to use: