Inert URL Bar

Hiding and Showing the URL bar will no longer resize the initial containing block or elements sized with vh units. This matches iOS Safari.


While Firefox hasn't expressed any explicit signal, engineers weren't opposed. Filed for Firefox to match Safari and Chrome as well. Edge doesn't use a moving URL bar so this doesn't apply there.



Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for Android release 56

Consensus & Standardization

  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • Shipped
  • Positive


Last updated on 2016-11-04