User prefers light color scheme

JavaScript, Browser · Oct 22, 2020

Checks if the user color scheme preference is light.

  • Use Window.matchMedia() with the appropriate media query to check the user color scheme preference.
const prefersLightColorScheme = () =>
  window &&
  window.matchMedia &&
  window.matchMedia('(prefers-color-scheme: light)').matches;
prefersLightColorScheme(); // true

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