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browser chrome

‘Browser chrome’ is a euphemism for the graphical framework and elements of the web browser window.

‘Browser chrome’ is not to be confused with Google Chrome – which is a web browser.

Chrome includes the web browser:

Browser chrome can be modified through the use of ‘skins’; (usually) third-party software extensions that can be used to customise colour, graphical treatment and interface metaphor.

Related terms: default, GUI, interface, look-and-feel, pop-up window, web browser.

 

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