How To Set A Meta Theme Color For Your Website

If you are just a beginner, you may ask yourself what are meta tags??

Meta tags are snippets of text that describe a page’s content and they don’t appear on the page itself, but only in the page’s code.

Another definition

These are tags used in HTML and XHTML documents to provide structured metadata about a Web page.

Well, enough of that, Friend have you ever visited a site and its toolbar or web address zone adopted the site's navigation bar color, Making the mobile Network signals bars network_cell, battery battery_charging_full and time timer to be wrapped in that theme color.

Well, there is no much logic behind the scenes, In this simple article, I will provide you with a single line of code to achieve that.

We will use the meta-theme color, Using it is one way to show mobile users that the site they have visited is legit or a big brand.

The meta-theme color was released way back in Chrome for Android version 39 on 12th/November/2014 (Google Developers doc site).

There are very many websites that use this meta theme-color, Examples of some of the top websites that use the meta-theme color on their mobile sites include:

SITE NAME SITE LINK
Facebook Mobile site https://m.facebook.com/
Materializecss Mobile site https://materializecss.com/
Instagram Mobile site https://www.instagram.com/
Medium Mobile site https://medium.com/

Absorbing this amount of content would be a lot if you are just reading it, So I have put together a very simple video for you to understand this Meta Theme Color.

The syntax is pretty simple: add a meta tag to your page’s

with the name="theme-color", and set the content to any valid CSS color.

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<meta name="theme-color" content="#00796b">

In a nutshell, using this meta-theme color tag will acutely increase the wow factor of your website on mobile devices.

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