#FFD700 Hex Code

Color Name: Gold (Web) (Golden)

What is hex #FFD700 Color?

Gold (Web) (Golden) (Hex code: FFD700) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #FFD700 is Gold (Web) (Golden). The RGB values are (255, 215, 0) which means it is composed of 54% red, 46% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FFD700 has a hue of 51°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Hex #FFD700 Color Codes

Color NameGold (Web) (Golden)
RGB Values(255, 215, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#0028FF [Blue (RYB)]
Closest Pantone®Yellow 012 C
Closest RAL2007 [Luminous b't orange]
Complementary Color#0028FF [Blue (RYB)]
#FFD700 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CBCBCB
Weighted Average (Luma)#D0D0D0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E1E1E1

Hex #FFD700 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFD700. Complementary color is 0028FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FFD700 is #0028FF which is called Blue (RYB). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFD700 color is offered by #0028FF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (FFD700, A8FF00 and FF5700)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FFD700 are #A8FF00 and #FF5700, called Spring Bud and Orange (Pantone), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FFD700 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFD700, 00A8FF and 5700FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FFD700 are #00A8FF (Vivid Cerulean) and #5700FF (Electric Indigo). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (FFD700, 00FFD7 and D700FF)

Triadic Palette

#FFD700 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FFD7 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #D700FF (Phlox) along with #FFD700, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (FFD700, 00FFD7, 0028FF and FF0028)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FFD700 has #00FFD7 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #0028FF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF0028 (Ruddy). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (FFD700, 00FF58, 0028FF and FF00A8)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FFD700 contains #00FF58 (Guppie Green), #0028FF (Blue (RYB)) and #FF00A8 (Fashion Fuchsia). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #FFD700 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FFD700 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Shades of Gold (Web) (Golden) Color


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#FFD700 Color Patterns

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Gingham Checks

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Leaves Pattern

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Trellis Pattern

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    Gold (Web) (Golden) Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.