Safe Web Color Names

These are safe web color names that you can use for your CSS stylesheet. This list has been tested with Safari, MSIE 6-10, Opera, Firefox, and Chrome. You can use the color table below to find combination of light & dark colors to make your theme looks smoother.

Usage example in your CSS stylesheet: .text {background:dodgerblue;color:maroon}

White on Color BackgroundBlack on Color BackgroundColor on Bright BackgroundColor on Dark Background
steelblue #4682B4 steelblue steelblue steelblue
royalblue #4169E1 royalblue royalblue royalblue
cornflowerblue #6495ED cornflowerblue cornflowerblue cornflowerblue
lightsteelblue #B0C4DE lightsteelblue lightsteelblue lightsteelblue
mediumslateblue #7B68EE mediumslateblue mediumslateblue mediumslateblue
slateblue #6A5ACD slateblue slateblue slateblue
darkslateblue #483D8B darkslateblue darkslateblue darkslateblue
midnightblue #191970 midnightblue midnightblue midnightblue
navy #000080 navy navy navy
darkblue #00008B darkblue darkblue darkblue
mediumblue #0000CD mediumblue mediumblue mediumblue
blue #0000FF blue blue blue
dodgerblue #1E90FF dodgerblue dodgerblue dodgerblue
deepskyblue #00BFFF deepskyblue deepskyblue deepskyblue
lightskyblue #87CEFA lightskyblue lightskyblue lightskyblue
skyblue #87CEEB skyblue skyblue skyblue
lightblue #ADD8E6 lightblue lightblue lightblue
powderblue #B0E0E6 powderblue powderblue powderblue
azure #F0FFFF azure azure azure
lightcyan #E0FFFF lightcyan lightcyan lightcyan
paleturquoise #AFEEEE paleturquoise paleturquoise paleturquoise
mediumturquoise #48D1CC mediumturquoise mediumturquoise mediumturquoise
lightseagreen #20B2AA lightseagreen lightseagreen lightseagreen
darkcyan #008B8B darkcyan darkcyan darkcyan
teal #008080 teal teal teal
cadetblue #5F9EA0 cadetblue cadetblue cadetblue
darkturquoise #00CED1 darkturquoise darkturquoise darkturquoise
aqua #00FFFF aqua aqua aqua
cyan #00FFFF cyan cyan cyan
turquoise #40E0D0 turquoise turquoise turquoise
aquamarine #7FFFD4 aquamarine aquamarine aquamarine
mediumaquamarine #66CDAA mediumaquamarine mediumaquamarine mediumaquamarine
darkseagreen #8FBC8F darkseagreen darkseagreen darkseagreen
mediumseagreen #3CB371 mediumseagreen mediumseagreen mediumseagreen
seagreen #2E8B57 seagreen seagreen seagreen
darkgreen #006400 darkgreen darkgreen darkgreen
green #008000 green green green
forestgreen #228B22 forestgreen forestgreen forestgreen
limegreen #32CD32 limegreen limegreen limegreen
lime #00FF00 lime lime lime
chartreuse #7FFF00 chartreuse chartreuse chartreuse
lawngreen #7CFC00 lawngreen lawngreen lawngreen
greenyellow #ADFF2F greenyellow greenyellow greenyellow
yellowgreen #9ACD32 yellowgreen yellowgreen yellowgreen
palegreen #98FB98 palegreen palegreen palegreen
lightgreen #90EE90 lightgreen lightgreen lightgreen
springgreen #00FF7F springgreen springgreen springgreen
mediumspringgreen #00FA9A mediumspringgreen mediumspringgreen mediumspringgreen
darkolivegreen #556B2F darkolivegreen darkolivegreen darkolivegreen
olivedrab #6B8E23 olivedrab olivedrab olivedrab
olive #808000 olive olive olive
darkkhaki #BDB76B darkkhaki darkkhaki darkkhaki
darkgoldenrod #B8860B darkgoldenrod darkgoldenrod darkgoldenrod
goldenrod #DAA520 goldenrod goldenrod goldenrod
gold #FFD700 gold gold gold
yellow #FFFF00 yellow yellow yellow
khaki #F0E68C khaki khaki khaki
palegoldenrod #EEE8AA palegoldenrod palegoldenrod palegoldenrod
blanchedalmond #FFEBCD blanchedalmond blanchedalmond blanchedalmond
moccasin #FFE4B5 moccasin moccasin moccasin
wheat #F5DEB3 wheat wheat wheat
navajowhite #FFDEAD navajowhite navajowhite navajowhite
burlywood #DEB887 burlywood burlywood burlywood
tan #D2B48C tan tan tan
rosybrown #BC8F8F rosybrown rosybrown rosybrown
sienna #A0522D sienna sienna sienna
saddlebrown #8B4513 saddlebrown saddlebrown saddlebrown
chocolate #D2691E chocolate chocolate chocolate
peru #CD853F peru peru peru
sandybrown #F4A460 sandybrown sandybrown sandybrown
darkred #8B0000 darkred darkred darkred
maroon #800000 maroon maroon maroon
brown #A52A2A brown brown brown
firebrick #B22222 firebrick firebrick firebrick
indianred #CD5C5C indianred indianred indianred
lightcoral #F08080 lightcoral lightcoral lightcoral
salmon #FA8072 salmon salmon salmon
darksalmon #E9967A darksalmon darksalmon darksalmon
lightsalmon #FFA07A lightsalmon lightsalmon lightsalmon
coral #FF7F50 coral coral coral
tomato #FF6347 tomato tomato tomato
darkorange #FF8C00 darkorange darkorange darkorange
orange #FFA500 orange orange orange
orangered #FF4500 orangered orangered orangered
crimson #DC143C crimson crimson crimson
red #FF0000 red red red
deeppink #FF1493 deeppink deeppink deeppink
fuchsia #FF00FF fuchsia fuchsia fuchsia
magenta #FF00FF magenta magenta magenta
hotpink #FF69B4 hotpink hotpink hotpink
lightpink #FFB6C1 lightpink lightpink lightpink
pink #FFC0CB pink pink pink
palevioletred #DB7093 palevioletred palevioletred palevioletred
mediumvioletred #C71585 mediumvioletred mediumvioletred mediumvioletred
purple #800080 purple purple purple
darkmagenta #8B008B darkmagenta darkmagenta darkmagenta
mediumpurple #9370DB mediumpurple mediumpurple mediumpurple
blueviolet #8A2BE2 blueviolet blueviolet blueviolet
indigo #4B0082 indigo indigo indigo
darkviolet #9400D3 darkviolet darkviolet darkviolet
darkorchid #9932CC darkorchid darkorchid darkorchid
mediumorchid #BA55D3 mediumorchid mediumorchid mediumorchid
orchid #DA70D6 orchid orchid orchid
violet #EE82EE violet violet violet
plum #DDA0DD plum plum plum
thistle #D8BFD8 thistle thistle thistle
lavender #E6E6FA lavender lavender lavender
ghostwhite #F8F8FF ghostwhite ghostwhite ghostwhite
aliceblue #F0F8FF aliceblue aliceblue aliceblue
mintcream #F5FFFA mintcream mintcream mintcream
honeydew #F0FFF0 honeydew honeydew honeydew
lightgoldenrodyellow #FAFAD2 lightgoldenrodyellow lightgoldenrodyellow lightgoldenrodyellow
lemonchiffon #FFFACD lemonchiffon lemonchiffon lemonchiffon
cornsilk #FFF8DC cornsilk cornsilk cornsilk
lightyellow #FFFFE0 lightyellow lightyellow lightyellow
ivory #FFFFF0 ivory ivory ivory
floralwhite #FFFAF0 floralwhite floralwhite floralwhite
linen #FAF0E6 linen linen linen
oldlace #FDF5E6 oldlace oldlace oldlace
antiquewhite #FAEBD7 antiquewhite antiquewhite antiquewhite
bisque #FFE4C4 bisque bisque bisque
peachpuff #FFDAB9 peachpuff peachpuff peachpuff
papayawhip #FFEFD5 papayawhip papayawhip papayawhip
beige #F5F5DC beige beige beige
seashell #FFF5EE seashell seashell seashell
lavenderblush #FFF0F5 lavenderblush lavenderblush lavenderblush
mistyrose #FFE4E1 mistyrose mistyrose mistyrose
snow #FFFAFA snow snow snow
white #FFFFFF white white white
whitesmoke #F5F5F5 whitesmoke whitesmoke whitesmoke
gainsboro #DCDCDC gainsboro gainsboro gainsboro
lightgrey #D3D3D3 lightgrey lightgrey lightgrey
silver #C0C0C0 silver silver silver
darkgray #A9A9A9 darkgray darkgray darkgray
gray #808080 gray gray gray
lightslategray #778899 lightslategray lightslategray lightslategray
slategray #708090 slategray slategray slategray
dimgray #696969 dimgray dimgray dimgray
darkslategray #2F4F4F darkslategray darkslategray darkslategray
black #000000 black black black

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