The theme_color attribute in the JSON Web Application Manifest allows web developers to provide a global theme color which can be used throughout their entire website. This color is used for the header in the recents menu of Android.



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.

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signals



It should be noted that if a theme color is specified as a meta-tag for a certain page (see, then the information from the meta tag will override the global theme color option in the manifest for that page.

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Last updated on 2020-11-09