Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

Come across this meaning of the word "chrome", which seems to be popular among designers, and maybe even developers. For obvious reasons, poorly googleable:

Chrome is the visual design elements that give users information about or commands to operate on the screen's content (as opposed to being part of that content). These design elements are provided by the underlying system — whether it be an operating system, a website, or an application — and surround the user's data. (link)

In a browser, the chrome is any visible aspect of a browser aside from the webpages themselves (e.g., toolbars, menu bar, tabs). This is not to be confused with the Google Chrome browser. (link)
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