The colour scheme of a website is of utmost importance for making it attractive and making a good first impression. Since a lot of surfing is done in a hurry, the first instant decides whether a surfer wants to stay or move away from a website. The colour scheme you choose can prove to be decisive here. Besides each colour seem to have hidden qualities to it.
With HTML color codes you can set the color of web site background, color of text, cells in tables and much more.
Using HTML color codes for web site background color:
The above code will set your webpage background colour to white.
A lot of colour codes are listed in this url: http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_colornames.asp
So you are wondering “Does this weird combination of letters and numbers have any meaning?” Well the answer is “Yes” and this is how it goes:)
HTML Codes format:
Each HTML code contains symbol “#” and 6 letters or numbers. These numbers are in hexadecimal numeral system. For example “FF” in hexadecimal represents number 255 in Decimal.
Meaning of symbols:
The first two symbols in HTML color code represents the intensity of red color. 00 is the least and FF is the most intense. The third and fourth represents intensity of green and fifth and sixth represents the intensity of blue. So with combining the intensity of red, green and blue we can mix almost any color that our heart desire.