Not all computer monitors can load all colors. A wider variety of colors are added as newer monitors are created, but older monitors will not be able to load all colors. Because of this, there are web safe colors that can be loaded by all monitors. These colors are identified by multiples of 51 in Decimal, or 33 in Hexadecimal.
Alex Calvert WMU School of Communication, Kalamazoo Michigan
June 23, 2016