Colors on the Web - A color Resource for Web Designers
Welcome to Colors on the Web. This website is dedicated to color theory and the use of colors in design. Whether you are a blogger who needs ideas for a color scheme or a designer in search of some color inspiration, the tools presented here should give you a starting point. My hope is that this site will give web designers a better understanding of color theory and the importance of colors as it applies to web design.Some of the topics we try to cover include:
The science of how to use and combine colors
The Color Wheel
The Color Wheel is the basis for it all
Learn more about combining colors and creating color schemes
What are colors? Read more about the physics of colors here
Colors on the Web
Designing for the web has special challenges and opportunities
The Color Wizard
The color Wizard will generate matching colors schemes such as complementary, split complementary and analogous colors, chromatic variations and shade and tint variantions.
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Spin the Color Wheel
Need some color ideas? This online tool will generate random color combinations and display in sample designs. Ideal when you are running out of ideas and need something fresh to consider.
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Unsure if the color combination you are considering have enough contrast? The Contrast Analyser will tell you whether two colors meet the accessibility guidelines defined by the W3 consortium.
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