#0000fd Color Information

#0000fd Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #0000fd. In RGB, it consists of 0.0% Red, 0.0% Green, and 99.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 100% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 240.0°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 49.6%. The decimal value for #0000fd is 253, and its nearest "web safe" color is #0000ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #0000fd is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#0000fd Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color0, 0, 253 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color0.0%, 0.0%, 99.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color1.000, 1.000, 0.008 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color1, 1, 0, 0.008 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color240.0°, 100.0%, 49.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color240.0°, 100.0%, 99.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color17.730, 7.092, 93.363 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color0, 0, 253 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code253 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color32.015, 78.726, -107.222 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)32.015, 133.020, 306.287 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color32.015, -9.316, -129.198 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color26.630, 72.236, -189.222 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.150, 0.060, 7.092 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4278190333 / 0xff0000fd Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#0000ff Copy

Shades of #0000fd

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #0000fd, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 49.6%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #0000fd, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #00000f to #0000ee.

Tints of #0000fd

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #0000fd, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 49.6%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #0000fd, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #0f0ffd to #f0f0ff.

Tones of #0000fd

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #0000fd, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #0000fd, which range from #7f7f7f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0000fd (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #0000fd

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #0000fd! For #0000fd, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #0000fd. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #0000fd

This color, #0000fd, consists of 0.0% Red, 0.0% Green, and 99.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 0, Green = 0, Blue = 253. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #0000fd is 100% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R0.0%
C100.0%
G0.0%
M100.0%
B99.2%
Y0.0%
K0.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 0 0 253
Octal 0 0 375
Hexa #00 #00 #fd
Binary 00000000 00000000 11111101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 100 100 0 0
Octal 144 144 0 0
Hexa #64 #64 #00 #00
Binary 01100100 01100100 00000000 00000000

Analogous Colors of #0000fd

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #0000fd — which has hue 240.0° — its analogous colors are located at 210.0° and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0000fd.

Triadic Colors of #0000fd

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #0000fd — which has hue 240.0° — its triadic colors are located at 120.0° and 360.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0000fd.

Complementary Color of #0000fd

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #0000fd — which has hue 240.0° — its complementary color is located at 60.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0000fd.

Split Complementary Colors of #0000fd

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #0000fd — which has hue 240.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 30.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0000fd.

Tetradic Colors of #0000fd

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #0000fd — which has hue 240.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 150.0°, 240.0°, 330.0°, and 60.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0000fd.

Monochromatic Colors of #0000fd

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #0000fd, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #00007f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #7d7dff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #0000fd

We want to make getting started with #0000fd on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #0000fd into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #0000fd can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #0000fd with other HTML elements.

#0000fd Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #0000fd.
<span style="color: #0000fd;">The color of this text is #0000fd.</span>

#0000fd Background Color

The background color for this text is #0000fd.
<div style="background-color: #0000fd; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #0000fd.</div>

#0000fd Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #0000fd.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #0000fd;">This color for the shadow of this text is #0000fd.</span>

#0000fd Border Color

This is a div with border color #0000fd.
<div style="border: #0000fd 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #0000fd.</div>

#0000fd Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #0000fd on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #0000fd; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #0000fd on a white background.</div></div>

#0000fd Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #0000fd on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #0000fd; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #0000fd on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #0000fd to White

This is a gradient from #0000fd to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#0000fd,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#0000fd,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#0000fd,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#0000fd,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #0000fd to white.</div>

Gradient from #0000fd to Black

This is a gradient from #0000fd to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#0000fd,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#0000fd,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#0000fd,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#0000fd,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #0000fd to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #0000fd

In addition to using #0000fd on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #0000fd in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #0000fd, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 0, Green = 0, Blue = 253). If you need details about the color coordinates of #0000fd in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #0000fd
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(0, 0, 253)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #0000fd; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #0000fd; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #0000fd; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(0, 0, 253);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#0000fd")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:253, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:253 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(0f, 0f, 253f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(0, 0, 253);
 

#0000fd Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #0000fd the same way. For those with color blindness, #0000fd might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #0000fd looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #0000fd is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #0000fd looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #0000fd will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Recommended

We analyzed whether #0000fd is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 8.7:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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