#3498db Hex Color Information

#3498db color image
#3498db hex color is composed of 20.4% red, 59.6% green and 85.9% blue. This color's complement is #db7734. The CMYK color model (used in color printing) for #3498db is 76% cyan, 31% magenta, 0% yellow and 14% black. #3498db hex color decimal value is 3447003. The #3498db hex color can be used on a black background. Nearest web color is DodgerBlue.

#3498db Color Conversions

Hex Triplet 3498db
RGB 52, 152, 219
RGB Percent 20.4%, 59.6%, 85.9%
HSV 204.07º, 70%, 53%
XYZ 25.431, 28.301, 71.140
LAB 0.602, -0.061, -0.422
CMYK 76%, 31%, 0%, 14%
Decimal 3447003
Color Is Dark No
Color Is Light Yes
Most Readable Black
Web Safe Color 3399cc

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    #3498db Tints, Tones and Shades

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    Shades

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    #3498db CSS Examples

    The text has a font color of #3498db

    color: #3498db;

    This element has a background-color of #3498db

    background-color: #3498db;

    This element has a border-color of #3498db

    border: 1px solid #3498db;

    This element has a box-shadow color of #3498db

    -webkit-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #3498db;
    -moz-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #3498db;
    box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #3498db;

    This element has a text-shadow color of #3498db

    -webkit-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #3498db;
    -moz-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #3498db;
    text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #3498db;



    Gradient color of #3498db

    background-color: #3498db; 
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='#5faee3', endColorstr='#3498db'); 
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0% 0%, 0% 100%, from(#5faee3), to(#3498db)); 
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #5faee3, #3498db); 
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #5faee3, #3498db); 
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #5faee3, #3498db); 
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #5faee3, #3498db);