W3C color names

Updated: 09/30/2020 by Computer Hope
W3C color names

W3C color names are names assigned by the W3C to specify colors in web pages or files. These names can be used instead of their corresponding hexadecimal value to refer to that color in an HTML file or CSS stylesheet. They are supported by all modern web browsers.

The following is a complete list of W3C color names. Click on any colored button to view more information.


Some colors have more than one W3C name. For example, #00FFFF is named "Aqua" and "Cyan." All variants of "Gray" have the alternate spelling of "Grey" that refers to the same color value.

List of W3C color names

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