A core part of the apps experience is for users to have the icon on their home screen, and be able to open it into its own native container that feels nicely integrated with the underlying platform. Modern web apps can have this native app feel.

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Technology Description Support summary Latest spec
Web app manifest Defines features of an app such as name, icon, splash screen, and theme colors, for use in contexts such as app listings and device home screens. Experimental, Supported in Chrome, limited support in Firefox (more detail) Web App Manifest


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