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HTML <svg> Tag


Example

Draw a circle:

<svg width="100" height="100">
  <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="40" stroke="green" stroke-width="4" fill="yellow" />
</svg>
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Definition and Usage

The <svg> tag defines a container for SVG graphics.

SVG has several methods for drawing paths, boxes, circles, text, and graphic images.

To learn more about SVG, please read our SVG Tutorial.


Browser Support

Element
<svg> 4.0 9.0 3.0 3.2 10.1

More Examples

Example

Draw a rectangle:

<svg width="400" height="100">
  <rect width="400" height="100" style="fill:rgb(0,0,255);stroke-width:10;stroke:rgb(0,0,0)" />
</svg>
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Example

Draw a square with rounded corners:

<svg width="400" height="180">
  <rect x="50" y="20" rx="20" ry="20" width="150" height="150" style="fill:red;stroke:black;stroke-width:5;opacity:0.5" />
</svg>
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Example

Draw a star:

<svg width="300" height="200">
  <polygon points="100,10 40,198 190,78 10,78 160,198"
  style="fill:lime;stroke:purple;stroke-width:5;fill-rule:evenodd;" />
</svg>
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Example

Draw an SVG logo:

<svg height="130" width="500">
<defs>
<linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="100%" y2="0%">
  <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:rgb(255,255,0);stop-opacity:1" />
  <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:rgb(255,0,0);stop-opacity:1" />
</linearGradient>
</defs>

<ellipse cx="100" cy="70" rx="85" ry="55" fill="url(#grad1)" />

<text fill="#ffffff" font-size="45" font-family="Verdana" x="50" y="86">SVG</text>
</svg>
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Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML SVG

SVG tutorial: SVG Tutorial



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