Color Names Recognized by Most Browsers
Learn how to insert a custom page color in the BODY tag.

There are 16 color names that are recognized by most browsers. These color names can be used with many different tags.

Black Maroon Green Olive
Navy Purple Teal Gray
Red Lime Yellow Blue
Fuchsia Aqua White Silver

You can use any one of these colors as values for the BODY BGCOLOR attribute, e.g.,


You can also specify a color using a 6-digit number/letter combination, which represents the RGB (red, green blue) value, 2 digits for each color preceded by a "#". For example, #000000 is black, #FF00000 is bright red, #0000FF is bright blue.


There is a nice table of the standard 216 Netscape colors on IconBazaar at

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