description

Type String
Mandatory No
Example
"description": "Awesome application that will help you achieve your dreams."

The description member is a string in which developers can explain what the application does. description is directionality-capable, which means it can be displayed left to right or right to left based on the values of the dir and lang manifest members.

Examples

Simple description in left-to-right language:

"description": "Awesome application that will help you achieve your dreams."

description in Arabic, which will be displayed right-to-left:

"dir": "rtl",
"lang": "ar",
"description": ".تطبيق رائع سيساعدك على تحقيق أحلامك"

Specification

Specification Status Comment Feedback

Web App Manifest
The definition of 'description' in that specification.

Working Draft

Initial definition.

Web App Manifest Working Group drafts

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
description
Experimental
Chrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.