Lets a web application register shortcuts for common tasks. These would typically be added to the app launcher icon (for a progressive web app) enabling the user to quickly run key tasks.

Motivation

Adding these to the web platform provides an equivalent capability to native apps on many platforms.

Documentation

Specification

Specification link


Unknown standards status - check spec link for status

Status in Chromium

UI>Browser>WebAppInstalls


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signals

Owners

Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Comments

Previously shipped on Windows in 85 and Android in 84. Shipping for Linux and Mac in 96

Search tags

Jump Shortcut Quick Launch Taskbar,

Last updated on 2021-10-15