App shortcuts

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.

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

Documentation

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

UI>Browser>WebAppInstalls


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 85
  • Chrome for Android release 84

Consensus & Standardization

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

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

Owners

Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Last updated on 2020-06-29