Psychology of Colors on your Website

Consciously and unconsciously colors play a big role in our perception. The impact of colors are determined by our cultural and religious background and the role of the colors in it. There is also the neurological aspect: different colors affect different parts of your brain and thus activate parts of the brain that affect your actions.


This means that when you create a website, you need to think in advance what you want to achieve on your website with colors. Do you want to achieve a certain state of mind to in your visitor or do you use the colors to radiate certain things.

Colors in your logo and header


Start your website with a new logo and enter your own developed header. A renowned business has its own logo, as remembrance to its costumers. With a printable version for future business correspondence. Therefore see what effect your logo has on paper. Remember that the use of multiple colors also means that your prints may be more expensive than if you use one color in your logo.



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CathyS Premium
Very awesome!
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Loes Premium
Thanks Cathy
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Zuzanna Premium
Very interesting Loes! It is rather obvious but I've started creating my first website and have been using colors that.. I simply like. I will definitely have a look into psychology of colors! Thank you!
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Loes Premium
It seems to work great, Zuzanna, all commercials are obsessed by it:)
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mlshands Premium
I like all the thought and work you put into this Loes. My site is full of pink for babies. One of my goals is to learn how to code so I can change colors in the theme where I want to do so. I also need to spend time working on pictures to help them stand out where needed and just support if that is the purpose.
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Loes Premium
This site can be of great help to you :) Melanie http://www.2createawebsite.com/build/hex-colors.html#colorscheme
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mlshands Premium
That is a great site! Thanks so much. I have bookmarked and will be using it. I am excited at the possibility of being able to change the coloring on my site!
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Sibyll Premium
Good article and thanks for this link, very useful. It seems to me there was a fashion about 10 years ago to have black background sites. I see much less of that now- white as a background seems to predominate.
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Debbi26 Premium Plus
Nice job in training, Loes. I have a scrapbooking site and it's FULL of colors -- mostly muted red. I'm not sure what that means in your scheme of analysis. LOL. Of course today, I'm fighting with a new version of the theme. UGH.
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Loes Premium
Hi Debbi, red is an advertising color, like Look what I have made:)
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dhayman Premium
Very good Loes. Am saving for reference.
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Loes Premium
Hi Doug and Debbie! Long time no seeing:) Thanks!
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