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CSS Color

CSS Color is a CSS module that deals with colors, color types, color blending, opacity, and how you can apply these colors and effects to HTML content. Not all CSS properties that take a <color> as a value are part of this module, but they do depend upon it.



Data types


Applying color to HTML elements using CSS
A guide to using CSS to apply color to a variety of types of content. All color-related CSS properties are touched upon.


Color picker tool
This tool makes it easy to create, adjust, and experiment with custom colors.


Specification Status Comment
CSS Color Module Level 3 Recommendation  
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1) Recommendation  
CSS Level 1 Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 3.0 3.5 1.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1) 6.0 6.0 1.0

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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