Command line switches

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NOTE: some content in this wiki applies only to 0.12 and earlier versions. For official documentation on 0.13 and later, see

Useful switches for node-webkit:


Directly open "website-url".


Force disabling toolbar.


Override the default data path (where cookies and localStorage etc. resides)


Completely turn off the code handling window transparency.

--disable-gpu --force-cpu-draw

force the drawing / compositing using cpu, needed for click through transparency,
more info on transparency visit:

And more: all the switches supported by Content API of Chromium

All the command line arguments can be predefined in the application's manifest file. See chromium-args in Manifest-format