About Web Colors (Read 1496 times)

Started by Tony 3rd, September 17, 2007, 04:50:11 AM
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About Web Colors
#1  September 17, 2007, 04:50:11 AM
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during my PHP classes, i was taught that if i don't use certain colors on the pics (structural ones, like the ones that make the buttons on the header of this forum) they might look wrong or even black and white. photoshop even has a feature that allows you to select only web colors.

the deal is, it reduces dramaticaly the number of colors possible, so i'm asking:

1) did i get how it works right?

2) does it still happens, or am i free to use any color value i want?
Re: About Web Colors
#2  September 17, 2007, 05:07:36 AM
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AFAIK web-safe colors are a thing of the past.
Re: About Web Colors
New #3  September 19, 2007, 01:18:07 AM
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it's mostly an aesthetic restriction.

designers tend to go overboard with their designs until they are great to look at in the sense of art (like a painting), but very difficult and unpleasant to navigate.

technical difficulties might still apply to mobile devices, but definitely not regular pcs.
Last Edit: September 19, 2007, 01:23:33 AM by Valodim