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#ff4500 Color Hex (orange red)

Hex color #ff4500, RGB(255, 69, 0) - also known as orange red - code, conversions, schemes and color harmonies, as well as examples of use in HTML and CSS.

The hex color code #ff4500 is a shade of red-yellow. In a RGB color space it is composed of 100% red, 27.06% green and 0% blue. In HSL notation it has 16.2° hue, 100% saturation and 50% lightness. The process color (CMYK) is combination of 0% cyan, 72.94% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% key (black). The closest short hexadecimal code of #ff4500 is #f40.

Color information

  • #ff4500 is a shade of red-yellow.
  • Red is dominant among the three primary colors (RGB).
  • CMYK color proportions:
    • Cyan: 0%
    • Magenta: 72.94%
    • Yellow: 100%
    • Key color - black: 0%
  • In the HSL model coordinates are:
    • Hue: 16.2° degrees
    • Saturation: 100%
    • Lightness: 50%
  • The values in the RGB color space are:
    • Red: 255 (100%)
    • Green: 69 (27.06%)
    • Blue: 0 (0%)


C: 0%, M: 72.94%, Y: 100%, K: 0%
R: 255, G: 69, B: 0
H: 16.2°, S: 100%, L: 50%

Color harmonies

#ff4500 color HTML and CSS codes

Example CSS code:

.setFontColor { color: #ff4500; }
.setBackgroundColor { background-color: #ff4500; }

#ff4500 text/font color

How to set font color?

<p style="color:#ff4500">Font color is #ff4500.</p>

Font color is #ff4500.

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#ff4500 background color

How to set background color?

<div style="background-color:#ff4500">Background color is #ff4500.</div>

Background color is #ff4500.

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.
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