How we built it

CSS Custom Properties (CSS Variables)

Introduces cascading variables as a new primitive value type that is accepted by all CSS properties, and custom properties for defining them.



Established standard

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 49
  • Chrome for Android release 49
  • Android WebView release 49
  • Opera release 36
  • Opera for Android release 36

Consensus & Standardization


Last updated on 2016-09-07