#eec400 Color Information

#eec400 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 #eec400, and its official name is Abra Goldenrod. In RGB, it consists of 93.3% Red, 76.9% Green, and 0.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 17.6% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 6.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 49.4°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 46.7%. The decimal value for #eec400 is 15647744, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ffcc00. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #eec400 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#eec400 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorAbra Goldenrod Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color238, 196, 0 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color93.3%, 76.9%, 0.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.067, 0.231, 1.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.176, 1, 0.067 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color49.4°, 100.0%, 46.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color49.4°, 100.0%, 93.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color55.000, 57.657, 8.230 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color51, 238, 0 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code15647744 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color80.548, 0.502, 81.899 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)80.548, 81.901, 89.649 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color80.548, 36.728, 84.861 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color75.932, -3.589, 46.726 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.455, 0.477, 57.657 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4293837824 / 0xffeec400 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ffcc00 Copy
Last Updated: September 28, 2023

Shades of #eec400

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #eec400, its pure hue is 49.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 46.7%. 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 9 different shades of #eec400, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #1e1900 to #d0ac00.

Tints of #eec400

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #eec400, its pure hue is 49.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 46.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #eec400, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #f0cb20 to #fdf8df.

Tones of #eec400

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #eec400, its pure hue is 49.4° 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 9 different tones of #eec400, which range from #777777 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #eec400 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #eec400

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #eec400! For #eec400, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #eec400. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #eec400

This color, #eec400, consists of 93.3% Red, 76.9% Green, and 0.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 238, Green = 196, Blue = 0. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #eec400 is 0% Cyan, 17.6% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 6.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R93.3%
C0.0%
G76.9%
M17.6%
B0.0%
Y100.0%
K6.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 238 196 0
Octal 356 304 0
Hexa #ee #c4 #00
Binary 11101110 11000100 00000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 17 100 6
Octal 0 21 144 6
Hexa #00 #11 #64 #06
Binary 00000000 00010001 01100100 00000110

Analogous Colors of #eec400

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #eec400 — which has hue 49.4° — its analogous colors are located at 19.4° and 79.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #eec400.

Triadic Colors of #eec400

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 #eec400 — which has hue 49.4° — its triadic colors are located at 49.4° and 289.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #eec400.

Complementary Color of #eec400

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #eec400 — which has hue 49.4° — its complementary color is located at 229.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #eec400.

Split Complementary Colors of #eec400

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 #eec400 — which has hue 49.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 49.4° and 259.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #eec400.

Tetradic Colors of #eec400

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 #eec400 — which has hue 49.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 319.4°, 49.4°, 139.4°, and 229.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #eec400.

Monochromatic Colors of #eec400

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #eec400, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #776200 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ffe466 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #eec400

We want to make getting started with #eec400 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #eec400 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #eec400 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 #eec400 with other HTML elements.

#eec400 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #eec400.
<span style="color: #eec400;">The color of this text is #eec400.</span>

#eec400 Background Color

The background color for this text is #eec400.
<div style="background-color: #eec400; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #eec400.</div>

#eec400 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #eec400.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #eec400;">This color for the shadow of this text is #eec400.</span>

#eec400 Border Color

This is a div with border color #eec400.
<div style="border: #eec400 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #eec400.</div>

#eec400 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #eec400 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #eec400; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #eec400 on a white background.</div></div>

#eec400 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #eec400 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #eec400; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #eec400 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #eec400 to White

This is a gradient from #eec400 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#eec400,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#eec400,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#eec400,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#eec400,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #eec400 to white.</div>

Gradient from #eec400 to Black

This is a gradient from #eec400 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#eec400,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#eec400,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#eec400,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#eec400,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #eec400 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #eec400

In addition to using #eec400 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 #eec400 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #eec400, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 238, Green = 196, Blue = 0). If you need details about the color coordinates of #eec400 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 #eec400
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(238, 196, 0)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #eec400; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #eec400; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #eec400; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(238, 196, 0);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#eec400")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:238, green:196, blue:0, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:238 green:196 blue:0 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(238f, 196f, 0f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(238, 196, 0);
 

#eec400 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #eec400 the same way. For those with color blindness, #eec400 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #eec400 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #eec400 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 #eec400 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 #eec400 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #eec400 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 1.7:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text