::-webkit-meter-inner-element

Non-standard
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.

::-webkit-meter-inner-element is a proprietary WebKit CSS pseudo-element for selecting and applying styles to to the outer containing element of a <meter> element. Additional markup to render the meter element as read-only.

Specifications

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

Example

HTML

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

CSS

meter {
  /* Reset the default appearance */
  -webkit-appearance: none;
  -moz-appearance: none;
  appearance: none;
}

meter::-webkit-meter-inner-element {
  -webkit-appearance: inherit;
  box-sizing: inherit;
  border: 1px solid #aaa;
}

Result

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
::-webkit-meter-inner-element
Non-standard
Chrome Full support 23Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 15Safari Full support 6.1WebView Android Full support ≤37Chrome Android Full support 25Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 14Safari iOS Full support 7Samsung Internet Android Full support 1.5

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.

See also

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