Type String
Mandatory No

The base direction in which to display direction-capable members of the manifest. Together with the lang member, it helps to correctly display right-to-left languages.

The dir member can be set to one of the following values:

  • auto — text direction is determined by the user agent
  • ltr — left to right
  • rtl — right to left

The directionality-capable members are:

Note: If the value is omitted or set to auto, the browser will use the Unicode bidirectional algorithm to make a best guess about the text's direction.


"dir": "rtl",
"lang": "ar",
"short_name": "!أنا من التطبيق"


Web Application Manifest
# dir-member

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