I am programming a web-app and using Bootstrap. I am using style classes for different buttons

As you can see, there are style classes like: danger, success, warning.

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So, I am missing a state between success and warning - like the yellow traffic light.

Is there an English word for this state?

  • How about note? – jxh Aug 18 '15 at 19:22
  • I thought something like an adjevtive, something which lean to the others. – alexander Aug 18 '15 at 19:25
  • What is wrong with info? There is no yellow. – jxh Aug 18 '15 at 19:26
  • Between "warning" and "danger" would be alert. – jxh Aug 18 '15 at 19:28
  • I know that there is now yellow. Well, it should be like 'normal' behaviour. green = complete, yellow = one to go, orange = two to go, red = three to got. I fixed the link. Also it is between success and warning. – alexander Aug 18 '15 at 19:28

Perhaps Caution or Attention will serve?

Care taken to avoid danger or mistakes:
anyone receiving a suspect package should exercise extreme caution

Notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someone or something as interesting or important:
he drew attention to three spelling mistakes


  • Caution, Attention, Warning, these are all synonyms. – Mr. Shiny and New 安宇 Aug 18 '15 at 21:03
  • On some airplanes they have a Caution/Advisory panel which display things that are not as severe as Warnings. – Jim Aug 18 '15 at 21:25

Agree that alert could fit the bill, or perhaps also alarm.

If you want a noun that doesn't describe the notification itself but rather the underlying state/condition, you could consider something like hazard or risk.

  • I would class Alarm at a level quite equivalent to Danger and Alert just beween Warning and Danger. – Graffito Aug 18 '15 at 19:51
  • The title has been changed. My mistake, but it was rectified within minutes. – Mari-Lou A Aug 18 '15 at 19:55
  • Ah, sorry didn't read the original Q thoroughly. In that case I like attention (suggested in answer below). – DLWM Aug 18 '15 at 20:15

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