Know the Hexadecimal code of a color

October 2016

What is a Hexadecimal code

In mathematical terms, a hexadecimal (hex) is a numeral system consisting of a base, of 16. It uses sixteen distinct symbols:

Numeric symbols: from 0-9 and A, B, C, D, E, F to represent the missing values (10 to 15).
Its major use is to represent binary coded values through a user friendly fashion and this principle is also use for color schemes.

The Hexadecimal code

Want to know the hexadecimal code of a color, to integrate it into your web pages?
  • To do this:
  • Visit this site:
  • Locate the desired color using the mouse to get its HTML code. Here's an example:

  • Now you can integrate the code of the chosen color on your web pages!
  • You can also use the Color Picker.
  • It gives you access to 216 colors with a Netscape compatible browser.

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