#ffff00 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #ffff00 (also known as Yellow, Electric yellow) is composed of 100% red, 100% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. #ffff00 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #ffff00. #ffff00 (or #ff0) is a websafe color.

    • R 100
    • G 100
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 100
    • K 0
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#ffff00 color description : Pure (or mostly pure) yellow.

#ffff00 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #ffff00 has RGB values of R:255, G:255, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:1, K:0. Its decimal value is 16776960.

Hex triplet ffff00 #ffff00
RGB Decimal 255, 255, 0 rgb(255,255,0)
RGB Percent 100, 100, 0 rgb(100%,100%,0%)
CMYK 0, 0, 100, 0
HSL 60°, 100, 50 hsl(60,100%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 100, 100
Web Safe ffff00 #ffff00
CIE-LAB 97.139, -21.558, 94.477
XYZ 77, 92.781, 13.853
xyY 0.419, 0.505, 92.781
CIE-LCH 97.139, 96.906, 102.854
CIE-LUV 97.139, 7.699, 106.787
Hunter-Lab 96.323, -25.873, 58.899
Binary 11111111, 11111111, 00000000

Color Schemes with #ffff00

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Alternatives to #ffff00

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#ffff00 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #ffff00

This text has a font color of #ffff00.

<span style="color:#ffff00;">Text here</span>
#ffff00 background color

This paragraph has a background color of #ffff00.

<p style="background-color:#ffff00;">Content here</p>
#ffff00 border color

This element has a border color of #ffff00.

<div style="border:1px solid #ffff00;">Content here</div>
CSS codes
.text {color:#ffff00;}
.background {background-color:#ffff00;}
.border {border:1px solid #ffff00;}

Shades and Tints of #ffff00

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #141400 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #ffff00

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #898976 is the less saturated color, while #ffff00 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #ffff00 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #e2e2e2 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #e8e8b5 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #fff7dc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #fff5eb Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #fff4f9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #fffa8c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #fff995 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #fff89e Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population