The theme-color value for the name attribute of the <meta> element indicates a suggested color that user agents should use to customize the display of the page or of the surrounding user interface. If specified, the content attribute must contain a valid CSS <color>.


<meta name="theme-color" content="#4285f4" />

The following image shows the effect that the <meta> element above will have on a document displayed in Chrome running on an Android mobile device.

Image showing the effect of using theme-color

Image credit: from Icons & Browser Colors, created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution License.

You can provide a media type or query inside the media attribute; the color will then only be set if the media condition is true. For example:

<meta name="theme-color" media="(prefers-color-scheme: light)" content="cyan" />
<meta name="theme-color" media="(prefers-color-scheme: dark)" content="black" />


HTML Standard
# meta-theme-color

Browser compatibility

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See also