Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Improve Article
Save Article
Like Article

How to create Hex color generator using HTML CSS and JavaScript ?

  • Last Updated : 03 Feb, 2021

Hex color is a six-digit code representing the amount of red, green, and blue that makes up the color. Hex color generator gives the hex code of selected color.


Hey geek! The constant emerging technologies in the world of web development always keeps the excitement for this subject through the roof. But before you tackle the big projects, we suggest you start by learning the basics. Kickstart your web development journey by learning JS concepts with our JavaScript Course. Now at it's lowest price ever!

  1. To select a color, we will use <input type=”color”> which creates a color picker.
  2. Get the value returned by color picker.(Color picker returns hex value)
  3. Set the color as background and display the hex code.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Hex color generator</title>
        body {
            margin: 0;
            padding: 0;
            display: grid;
            place-items: center;
            height: 100vh;
            font-size: 20px;
        .main {
            height: 400px;
            width: 250px;
            background: #3A3A38;
            border-radius: 10px;
            display: grid;
            place-items: center;
            color: #fff;
            font-family: verdana;
            border-radius: 15px;
        #colorPicker {
            background-color: none;
            outline: none;
            border: none;
            height: 40px;
            width: 60px;
            cursor: pointer;
        #box {
            outline: none;
            border: 2px solid #333;
            border-radius: 50px;
            height: 40px;
            width: 120px;
            padding: 0 10px;
    <h1>Hex Color Generator</h1>
    <div class="main">
        <!-- To select the color -->
        Color Picker: <input type="color" 
            id="colorPicker" value="#6a5acd">
        <!-- To display hex code of the color -->
        Hex Code: <input type="text" id="box">
        function myColor() {
            // Get the value return by color picker
            var color = document.getElementById('colorPicker').value;
            // Set the color as background
   = color;
            // Take the hex code
            document.getElementById('box').value = color;
        // When user clicks over color picker,
        // myColor() function is called
            .addEventListener('input', myColor);


My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :

Start Your Coding Journey Now!