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W3.CSS Colors


Red

Green

Blue

Black

Pink

Teal

Indigo

Brown

Orange

Cyan

Purple

Gray

Yellow

Lime

Khaki

Light Gray

W3.CSS colors are inspired by the colors used in marketing, road signs, and sticky notes.


Coloring HTML Elements

The w3-color and w3-text-color classes can be used to color any HTML element:

Containers:

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

Buttons:

Text:

Red Purple Blue Green Orange

Borders:

Red

Green

Blue

Yellow

Gray

Black

Tables:

Name Points
Jill Smith 50
Eve Jackson 94
Adam Johnson 67

Cards:

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Background Colors

The w3-color classes set the background color for any HTML element:

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.


London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

Example

<div class="w3-red">
  <h2>London</h2>
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom,
  with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>
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Text Colors

The w3-text-color classes set the text color of any HTML element:

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

Example

<div class="w3-text-red">
  <h2>London</h2>
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom,
  with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>

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Hover Colors

The w3-hover-color classes define the background hover color for any HTML element:

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

The w3-hover-text-color classes define the text hover color for any HTML element:

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

Example

<div class="w3-container w3-orange w3-hover-yellow">
  <h2>London</h2>
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>

<div class="w3-container w3-orange w3-hover-text-white">
  <h2>London</h2>
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>
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Color libraries

In addition to standard W3.CSS colors, W3.CSS can also use colors from a lot of different color libraries:

Windows Phone Colors:

Red
Green
Blue
Yellow
Steel
Teal
Cobalt
Sienna

Fashion Colors:

Flame
Greenery
Marina
Primrose
Yellow
Neutral Gray
Shaded
Spruce
Navy
Peony
Tawny
Port

Highway Colors:

Red
Green
Blue
Yellow

You will learn a lot more about colors in later chapters of this tutorial.