Color Codes in HTML

Two ways to specify colors:

16 Standard Color Names

Many more colors are possible

Colors are specified in terms of 3 numbers:

Intensity values are specified in HTML using hexadecimal notation (base 16)

FF 2E 05
Red Green Blue

RGB Triplets for Standard Colors

Total possible colors = 256 × 256 × 256 = 16,777,216  ("24-bit color")