To define a set of colors in OpenProject, navigate to -> Administration -> Colors.

You can configure a set of predefined colors in OpenProject which you can choose for e.g. set colors for work package types or attribute highlighting, e.g. for status.

Define a new color in OpenProject

To add a new color, press the green + Color button at the top right.


  1. Add a name for your new color.
  2. Enter the hexcode for your new color.
  3. Press the blue Save button.