HTML color names

According to HTML 4.01 Specification, section 6.5, “Colors”, there are 16 colors that can be used by a hexadecimal number, preceded by a hash symbol, or by one of the following 16 color names:

Black = “#000000”Black = “#000000”black
Silver = “#C0C0C0”Silver = “#C0C0C0”silver
Gray = “#808080”Gray = “#808080”gray
White = “#FFFFFF”White = “#FFFFFF”white
Maroon = “#800000”Maroon = “#800000”maroon
Red = “#FF0000”Red = “#FF0000”red
Purple = “#800080”Purple = “#800080”purple
Fuchsia = “#FF00FF”Fuchsia = “#FF00FF”fuchsia
Green = “#008000”Green = “#008000”green
Lime = “#00FF00”Lime = “#00FF00”lime
Olive = “#808000”Olive = “#808000”olive
Yellow = “#FFFF00”Yellow = “#FFFF00”yellow
Navy = “#000080”Navy = “#000080”navy
Blue = “#0000FF”Blue = “#0000FF”blue
Teal = “#008080”Teal = “#008080”teal
Aqua = “#00FFFF”Aqua = “#00FFFF”aqua

Still in use in a few old form systems, but using HTML color names and values mixed with HTML code is not encouraged nowadays. It is suggested to use CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) instead.

Other popular named color entities:

BrownBrownBrownBrown
CrimsonCrimsonCrimsonCrimson
MagentaMagentaMagentaMagenta
OrangeOrangeOrangeOrange
PinkPinkPinkPink
SalmonSalmonSalmonSalmon
TanTanTanTan
VioletVioletVioletViolet