Note to use the American spelling of the word colour in the BBcodes.
Select from a large variety of colours at https://htmlcolorcodes.com/ by copying the values e.g. #33ff33and and pasting them after the = in the BBcode (see example below).
Or just add the words red, white, green, blue, etc., after the equals sign.
Note the slightly different command for background colour.
See the words in red.
Also these green words.
You can have background colours too:
This is the typical yellow highlight.
And you can mix them up as well.
The colour codes are those supported by HTML e.g. red and #ff000