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This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The ::-webkit-meter-even-less-good-value gives a red color to a <meter> element when the value and the optimum attributes fall outside the low-high range, but in opposite zones. To illustrate, it applies when value < low < high < optimum or value > high > low > optimum.


Not part of any specification. This is a proprietary pseudo-element specific to WebKit/Blink.



<meter min="0" max="10" value="6">Score out of 10</meter>


meter::-webkit-meter-even-less-good-value {
  background: linear-gradient(to bottom, #f77, #d44 45%, #d44 55%, #f77);
  height: 100%;
  box-sizing: border-box;


Note: This will only work in Webkit/Blink-based browsers.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Firefox (Gecko) Chrome Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support (Yes) No support (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Android IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support (Yes) No support (Yes) (Yes)

See also

The pseudo-elements used by WebKit/Blink to style other parts of a <meter> element are as follows:

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