Text color


Specify which color to use for the element's text.

Property values

This sets the color for the element's text. It also establishes the default color for text-decoration-color and border-color, unless they are explicitly provided.

Setting this property also sets the value of currentcolor, a variable that can be used in other properties.

Use use any one of these color value formulas:

formula red green blue
6-digit hex #ff0000 #00ff00 #0000ff
3-digit hex #f00 #0f0 #00f
RGB rgb(255,0,0) rgb(0,255,0) rgb(0,0,255)
RGBA rgb(255,0,0,1.0) rgb(0,255,0,1.0) rgb(0,0,255,1.0)
HSL hsl(0,100,50) hsl(120,100,50) hsl(240,100,50)
HSLA hsla(0,100,50,1.0) hsla(120,100,50,1.0) hsla(240,100,50,1.0)
CSS names aqua, black, blue, fuchsia, gray, green, lime, maroon, navy, olive, purple, red, silver, teal, white, yellow *

The fourth item of the RGBA and HSLA formulas is a transparency/opacity value, from 0.0 (fully transparent) to 1.0 (fully opaque).

* Only the first 16 standard CSS colors are listed. There are 124 more defined in the X11 color standard.


background-color: gray;
background-color: #7f7f7f;
background-color: #777;
background-color: rgb(127,127,127);
background-color: hsl(0,0.0,50.0);

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