Read the documentation for Web Platform APIs, some of which are experimental in Chrome. For example, origin and developer trials, or features only found in Canary.
Learn how Chrome uses Canary, Dev, Beta, and Stable release channels to test new features, and roll out updates.
Activate additional debugging tools, or try out new or experimental features.
The Page Lifecycle API provides lifecycle hooks so your pages can safely handle these browser interventions without affecting the user experience.
Early Hints is an HTTP status code (103 Early Hints) used to send a preliminary HTTP response ahead of a final response.
Conditionally focus a tab or window when screen sharing on the web.
Guide the user away from oversharing thanks to privacy-preserving screen sharing controls on the web.
The web platform now ships with Capture Handle, a mechanism that allows a capturing web app to ergonomically and confidently identify the captured web app, if the captured web app has opted-in.
The Handwriting Recognition API allows web applications to use advanced handwriting recognition services to recognize text from handwritten input in real time.
Discover modern client-side routing with the Navigation API, which adds improved functionality to build single-page applications.
The web platform now ships with Region Capture, a performant and robust way for cropping a video track.
Manage yourself the browser deals with content occlusion when a touch device's virtual keyboard appears.
Get started with origin trials
Test a new or experimental web platform feature.
Third-party origin trials
Providers of embedded content can test new or experimental web platform features.
Troubleshoot origin trials
Address common problems with Chrome trial tokens in meta tags, headers, and scripts.
The Captured Surface Control API lets web apps scroll and zoom captured tabs.
The Element Capture API is a performant and robust way for transforming a capture of the current tab into a capture of a DOM subtree.
Control how your app is launched, for example, whether it uses an existing or a new window and whether the chosen window is navigated to the launch URL.
The Long Animation Frames API is a new proposal from the Chrome team to update the Long Tasks API to provide a better understanding of slow user interface (UI) updates. This can be useful to identify slow animation frames which are likely to affect the pending Interaction to Next Paint (INP) Core Web Vital metric which measures responsiveness.
Determine declaratively what happens when the browser is asked to navigate to a URL.
After registering a PWA as a protocol handler, when a user clicks on a hyperlink with a specific scheme such as mailto, bitcoin, or web+music from a browser or a platform-specific app, the registered PWA will open and receive the URL.