#ff7940 Color Information

#ff7940 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 #ff7940. In RGB, it consists of 100.0% Red, 47.5% Green, and 25.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 52.5% Magenta, 74.9% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 17.9°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 62.5%. The decimal value for #ff7940 is 16742720, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ff6633. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #ff7940 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#ff7940 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color255, 121, 64 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color100.0%, 47.5%, 25.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.000, 0.525, 0.749 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.525, 0.749, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color17.9°, 100.0%, 62.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color17.9°, 74.9%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color49.003, 35.305, 9.082 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color255, 145, 64 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code16742720 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color65.985, 47.541, 53.968 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)65.985, 71.921, 48.623 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color65.985, 107.831, 48.163 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color59.418, 43.230, 32.530 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.525, 0.378, 35.305 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4294932800 / 0xffff7940 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ff6633 Copy
Last Updated: July 11, 2024

Shades of #ff7940

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #ff7940, its pure hue is 17.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 62.5%. 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 #ff7940, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #200f08 to #df6a38.

Tints of #ff7940

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #ff7940, its pure hue is 17.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 62.5%. 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 #ff7940, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ff8a58 to #ffeee7.

Tones of #ff7940

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #ff7940, its pure hue is 17.9° 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 #ff7940, which range from #a0a0a0 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff7940 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #ff7940

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #ff7940! For #ff7940, 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, #ff7940. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #ff7940

This color, #ff7940, consists of 100.0% Red, 47.5% Green, and 25.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 255, Green = 121, Blue = 64. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #ff7940 is 0% Cyan, 52.5% Magenta, 74.9% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R100.0%
C0.0%
G47.5%
M52.5%
B25.1%
Y74.9%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 255 121 64
Octal 377 171 100
Hexa #ff #79 #40
Binary 11111111 01111001 01000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 52 74 0
Octal 0 64 112 0
Hexa #00 #34 #4a #00
Binary 00000000 00110100 01001010 00000000

Analogous Colors of #ff7940

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #ff7940 — which has hue 17.9° — its analogous colors are located at 17.9° and 347.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff7940.

Triadic Colors of #ff7940

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 #ff7940 — which has hue 17.9° — its triadic colors are located at 17.9° and 257.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff7940.

Complementary Color of #ff7940

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #ff7940 — which has hue 17.9° — its complementary color is located at 197.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff7940.

Split Complementary Colors of #ff7940

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 #ff7940 — which has hue 17.9° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 17.9° and 227.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff7940.

Tetradic Colors of #ff7940

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 #ff7940 — which has hue 17.9° — its tetradic colors are located at 287.9°, 17.9°, 107.9°, and 197.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff7940.

Monochromatic Colors of #ff7940

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #ff7940, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #e04300 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ffbca0 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #ff7940

We want to make getting started with #ff7940 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #ff7940 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #ff7940 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 #ff7940 with other HTML elements.

#ff7940 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #ff7940.
<span style="color: #ff7940;">The color of this text is #ff7940.</span>

#ff7940 Background Color

The background color for this text is #ff7940.
<div style="background-color: #ff7940; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #ff7940.</div>

#ff7940 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #ff7940.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #ff7940;">This color for the shadow of this text is #ff7940.</span>

#ff7940 Border Color

This is a div with border color #ff7940.
<div style="border: #ff7940 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #ff7940.</div>

#ff7940 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #ff7940 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ff7940; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ff7940 on a white background.</div></div>

#ff7940 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #ff7940 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ff7940; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ff7940 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #ff7940 to White

This is a gradient from #ff7940 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ff7940,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ff7940,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ff7940,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ff7940,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ff7940 to white.</div>

Gradient from #ff7940 to Black

This is a gradient from #ff7940 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ff7940,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ff7940,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ff7940,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ff7940,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ff7940 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #ff7940

In addition to using #ff7940 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 #ff7940 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #ff7940, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 255, Green = 121, Blue = 64). If you need details about the color coordinates of #ff7940 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 #ff7940
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(255, 121, 64)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #ff7940; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #ff7940; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #ff7940; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(255, 121, 64);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#ff7940")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:255, green:121, blue:64, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:121 blue:64 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(255f, 121f, 64f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(255, 121, 64);
 

#ff7940 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #ff7940 the same way. For those with color blindness, #ff7940 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #ff7940 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #ff7940 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 #ff7940 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 #ff7940 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 #ff7940 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 2.6:1 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
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text