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03-25-2003, 08:20 AM
Hi, I am choosing my site colors. What do you think?
03-25-2003, 10:30 AM
Could be good, what background colour will they go on?
03-25-2003, 03:34 PM
make sure you stick with the same few colors, with exceptions, i almost never go past 3.
remember to contrast also, a light blue like that could be good, but if on say a white background, it would be hard to read.
03-25-2003, 08:14 PM
The white of "rollovers" is almost impossible to read; personally I always stick to blue/purple for links - it's instantly recognisable.
One serious thing though - using red and black in combination is problematic, because people who have protanopic or deuteranopic colour blindess cannot distinguish between them - they see red as black or dark gray. So make sure that the information you convey with colour is also conveyed in another way - such as italics, boldness or size.
03-25-2003, 08:31 PM
i didnt even see the white rollovers! :eek: :eek: :eek:
03-25-2003, 10:03 PM
this is on a grey bg. my bg is black, like this text. thanks guys
03-25-2003, 10:09 PM
Originally posted by mattover-matter
my bg is black
Oh well cool .. we didn't know that. That being the case, definitely don't use dark red text - it will be completely or virtually invisible to the colourblind.
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