There is an abundance of color combinations available free to download. Generally color combination is very subjective. It is different among people. However, there are several matters could be such a guidance to get the proper color for the web.
Pay attention to monitor settings
As general, each monitor has specific settings so that makes color look different. The difference is among the contrast, brightness, Gamma calibration which has a role in adjusting color on the screen.
Consider the content of the website
You should know the correlation between a certain color and a certain matter. A certain color typically has a certain meaning for a certain theme. To make it in line, you may prefer to choose the suitable meaning as your content.
Pay attention about the contrast between foreground and background
You should keep in mind that between foreground and background most be in contrast. For instance when the background is light, the text must be dark. It is imperative to create easy on eyes appearance. The color between the two both also must be adjusted to the content you determine beforehand.
Consider the logo of the website
You also need to adjust the color pattern of the website with the logo (if you have). The main goal is making the logo standout and complement to the entire website.
Harmonize the colors
Always keep watching about the color harmonization especially for different sections to avoid such a blocky effect or major eyesore.
Manage in using image and graphic
Keep in mind to do not too excessive in using image and graphic if those are only for completing the appearance. It is different if the main function of the website is showing the images or graphic such as designer website or fashion website. Consider that the number of image and graphic will affect the speed of accessing the website. It could make your visitor bored when they have to wait too long time to open your website. Be wise to use enough for these materials. Still keep the harmony of the image color to the color pattern of the website.