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Colors


In addition to the default WKU red the website uses other shades of red and gray. The colors listed below are recommended for use on your sites and pages.

 You do not have to use these colors, but we strongly recommend you stay within this pallette to maintain consistency across all WKU websites. 


WKU Red

WKU Red

WKU Red is used as the background color in the header and is also the color for all links. This is the primary color for the site.

#B01E24
WKU Darker Red

WKU Red (Darker)

To accent the WKU Red there is a 10% darker red. This red is used for borders, hover and active states, and darker red backgrounds.

#9A1A20
Lightest Gray Color

Lightest Gray

The lightest gray, used for backgrounds and borders. To be used as a subtle accent color, not for text.

#EFEFEF
Lighter Gray Color

Lighter Gray

The second lightest gray, used mostly for borders. To be used as an accent color, not for text.

#CCCCCC
Muted Gray Color

Muted Gray

A lighter gray for muted or secondary text. Often combined with italics to create subheadings.

#777777
Text Gray Color

Text Gray

The main color of gray used for base text and header color over white backgrounds.

#555555
Darker Gray Color

Darker Gray

The second darkest gray, typically reserved for backgrounds. To be used as an accent color, not for text.

#333333
Black Gray Color

Black Gray

As an alternative to using solid black for backgrounds the site uses a very dark shade of gray which is softer.

#222222
White Color

White

Standard white, used for the main background as well as text over dark or red backgrounds.

#FFFFFF

 

 


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 Last Modified 11/21/17