CSS color names in languages other than english

  • joebert
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Consider this markup,
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<div style="color: red;">Red</div>

Would "red" be the same in say, Spanish, Greek, Italian, or German ?

Would I need to translate "red" to say, "rojo" in Spanish ?
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<div style="color: rojo;">Rojo</div>

I'm wondering if it would be better to stay away from CSS color names & only use the hexadecimals "#f00" for somthing that will be translated into multiple languages. :scratchhead:
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I'm forced to use American English in my css - and this extends to names of colours too (oops, color). So for grey I have to write gray (if i was using colour names, that is). So I'd imagine it would be the same for non-English too.

Non-English folks use English in their css.

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