How we built it

Origin Trials Framework

Implement a framework for exposing experimental features in the browser, but only to specific/registered origins, for limited duration and subject to global usage caps.


The motivation for this framework is best captured in the blog post "Doing Science On The Web" ( This framework is intended to enable incompatible web features to be delivered in a non-web-breaking manner.


Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 51
  • Chrome for Android release 51

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2016-05-11