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What Does The Different Colors mean in creating a website?


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  • 1. What does the different colors mean in creating a website?
    Victor Lugo-Soto
  • 2. Color Wheel
    The color wheel is created by all the primary colors,
    Secondary colors, and the tertiary colors as shown
    in this picture.
    On the color wheel, when you mix two of the
    Primary colors, they create one of the secondary
    Colors , and when you mix one primary with a
    Secondary color, you get a tertiary color.
  • 3. Red symbolizes: action, confidence, courage, vitality
    Yellow symbolizes: wisdom, joy, happiness, intellectual energy
    Green symbolizes: life, nature, fertility, well being
    Blue symbolizes: youth, spirituality, truth, peace
    Orange symbolizes: vitality with endurance
    Purple symbolizes: Royalty, magic, mystery
    Whitesymbolizes: Purity, Cleanliness
    Black symbolizes: Death, earth, stability
    Meaning of Each Color
  • 4. Choosing colors for a website is the first thing you do after you have done your research for who you are making the website for. For example, if your company you researched is a water company, the best colors to use for the job would be blue and its tints, and not a color like red.
    Darker colors normally mean that the website is a business website.
    Bright colors normally mean its for children.
    Normal colors could represent either one as long as it matched the targeted audience for the site
    Meaning of colors on a Website
  • 5. In picking out colors for you website or the website of someone else, you must first use one of the five color palettes. Pick no more than 3 colors when creating a website and avoiding mixing colors that don’t complement each other. The five types of palettes are:
    Monochromatic Triads Analogous
    Picking Colors
    Any single color
    Any three colors
    Equally spaced
    Any three colors
    Next to each other
  • 6. Complementary Split-Complementary
    Picking Colors Continued
    Any two colors that
    Are across from
    each other
    Any color matched with its
    complementary two side colors
  • 7. Using different Variations of Color
    Hue of Colors
    Shades of Color
    Hue’s are the brighter side of colors.
    It determines the weakness of intensity of color.
    Shades are the darker side of colors.
    Shades are the tint of a color.
  • 8. The importance of color on a website is very high. Websites colors should match with the meaning of the website and be appealing to the targeted audience.
    Picking out the colors that match the audience will determine if the website is a popular one compared to a less popular one.