WebVTT Regions

The WebVTT regions functionality has been recently added to the WebVTT specification. The feature consists of the following web-exposed changes: *) Public API for creating region objects from script. *) Advanced positioning and display functionality for subtitles and captions such that FCC requirements are fulfilled. *) Additional CSS pseudo-element for styling regions.


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


No active development (launch bug)

Consensus & Standardization

  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • In development
  • Mixed signals


Last updated on 2017-06-14