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.



Specification link

Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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



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 2021-10-25