These named colors can still be used today. The following table displays the original 16 colors that were available to Web authors using HTML tags on Windows 3.2 platforms. A Web author's choice with the 16 color limitation was to code with just the name, or by using the octothorp (#) with the hexidecimal color code, such as "#C0C0C0".
Example: COLOR="silver" OR COLOR="#COCOCO"
HTML 3.2 Colors
value "# "
If the color does NOT appear to be correct, try viewing this page with a different browser. A Web author should always check their pages with 2 or 3 or more browsers.
SELECTED NAMED COLORS
Selected Named Colors is a reference for Web authors desiring to code the name of a color without using the alphanumeric code number for the color. When using a compounded name or a name with several parts do not use spaces between words, and use lowercase.