Official: Googlebot does not support CSS custom properties

On Twitter, Google’s Eric Bidelman said that GoogleBot is unable to crawl CSS custom properties:

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Tom Cassy

Tom Cassy is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at “”.