image

The SVG Image Element (<image>) allows a raster image into be included in an SVG document.

Usage context

Categories Graphics element, Graphics referencing element
Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
Animation elements »
Descriptive elements »
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)

Example

Basic rendering of a .jpg in an SVG object:

<!--?xml version="1.0" standalone="no"?-->
  <svg width="5cm" height="4cm" version="1.1" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"> 	 		
    <image xlink:href="firefox.jpg" x="0" y="0" height="50px" width="50px"></image>  	
  </svg>

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGImageElement interface.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 1.0 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 8.0 3.0.4
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0 1.0 (1.8) Not supported (Yes) 3.0.4

The chart is based on these sources.

Gecko-specific notes

Prior to Gecko 2.0 (Firefox 4 / Thunderbird 3.3 / SeaMonkey 2.1) only raster images were supported.

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