The background_color attribute in the JSON Web Application Manifest allows web developers to provide a hint to Chrome indicating the background color of their web application. This color is used as the background of the application while its resources are fetched.


Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 46
  • Chrome for Android release 46

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2020-11-09