W3.CSS Color Classes


W3.CSS Default Colors

The default color class used in W3.CSS is inspired by Material Design.

Material Design colors reflect the colors used in marketing, road signs, and sticky notes.

Example

<div class="w3-red">
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom,
  with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>

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London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.


Flat UI

Flat UI is another popular color class that can be used in W3.CSS:

Example

<div class="w3-flat-turquoise">
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom,
  with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>

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London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.

You can read more about alternative color classes in the next chapters of this tutorial.



Windows Metro UI

Metro is the nickname of Microsoft Design Language (MDL).

Metro is focused on typography, simplified icons, and modern colors.

This example shows how to use Windows Metro colors in W3.CSS:

Example

<div class="w3-metro-light-green">
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom,
  with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>

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London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.


Windows 8

Windows 8 was the first major operating system focused on flat design and modern colors.

This example shows how to use Windows 8 colors in W3.CSS:

Example

<div class="w3-win8-lime">
  <p>London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom,
  with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.</p>
</div>

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London

London is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 9 million inhabitants.