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Pages No tags Needs* tags Missing tags Editorial reviews Technical reviews Outdated pages Dev-doc-needed bugs Documentation requests
305 1 (1%) 233 (77%) 0 (0%) 2 (1%) 31 (11%) 158 (52%) 22 (8%) 18 (6%)

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No tags

Found 1 pages. Learn more about how to tag pages.

Needs* tags

Found 233 pages. Learn more about how to deal with meta-tags.

Editorial reviews

Found 2 pages. Learn more about how to do an editorial review.

Technical reviews

Found 31 pages. Learn more about how to do a technical review.

Outdated pages

Found 158 pages. These pages haven't been updated in over a year. Outdated pages can have problems with both content and format. Look at these pages and consider: Is this page talking about the Web of today? Does it look consistent with newer pages in this topic area? If not, make any needed changes.

Dev-doc-needed bugs

Found 22 bugs. Learn more about how to resolve a dev-doc-needed bug.

Bug Summary Release
265894 Support SVG CSS selector matching rules for <svg:use> mozilla56
736431 Inline <svg> is given the CSS default height of 150px when the height is not explicitly specified ---
426447 hasFeature broken for SVG 1.1 style SVG detection - regression. ---
1239128 Implement LinkStyle for SVGStyleElement interface mozilla46
1215484 Figure out how high contrast / "ignore author colors" should apply to SVGs mozilla44
1107584 ship <marker orient="auto-start-reverse"> mozilla37
886390 Assigning to innerHTML on an SVG element should create elements in the SVG namespace mozilla36
999964 Implementation Proposal for 'clipped' option of SVG 2 getBBox method. mozilla32
983528 enable paint-order property by default mozilla31
964200 Implement Filter Effects Module feDropShadow filter mozilla30
956513 SVG text is drawn with wrong position mozilla29
798843 change value names for -moz-objectFill to context-fill etc., and put them behind opentype SVG pref mozilla26
835048 Figure out if SVGElement.ownerSVGElement should throw mozilla26
879659 implement <marker orient="auto-start-reverse"> from SVG 2 mozilla25
569722 Firefox SVG support does not implement the textLength and lengthAdjust attribute functionality of <text> elements mozilla25
785606 Consider implementing viewBox="none" from SVG 1.2 Tiny mozilla22
619964 Implement FillPaint and StrokePaint filter sources mozilla17
759124 Implement useCurrentView mozilla15
512514 Implement hyperlink targeting of animation elements mozilla15
528332 Feature Request: Implement non-scaling-stroke mozilla15
721920 Honor the 'lang' attribute on SVG as we do in HTML mozilla13
589640 (ietestcenter) HTML5 Foreign Content 14/24: <altGlyphDef> is not an SVGElement mozilla11

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Documentation requests

Found 18 bugs. Documentation request bugs can contain various kinds work related to MDN pages. Read through the bug and ask questions in the bug if in doubt.

Bug Summary
602022 Write full SVG documentation set
658789 Add quicklink/sidebar navigation to SVG attribute docs
697714 Document missing SVG attributes
1003075 Document the SVG name attribute
1005726 There's no page for the mousemove event of a svg tag
1013688 Document the SVG Path attribute
1049391 Documentation for svg `enable-background` is missing
1126823 Many of MDN's embedded SVG examples broken in Firefox
1134259 Document the SVGFEImageElement interface
1212765 Use .properties for the SVG attributes summary tables
1230715 Document SVGFEPointLightElement
1278951 svg example missing namespace
1280301 Page at url "" needs xmlns and version attribute to display on Firefox 47 on windows 10
1305034 Finish filter effects tutorial
1306694 err message "Unable to find file line.svg"
1321864 Finish SVG tutorial about SVG Filters
1325848 SVGElement does in fact add methods
1365493 Dead link

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Language Pages Translated Translations up to date
af 294 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
bn-BD 294 2 (0%) 0 (0%)
de 294 11 (3%) 3 (27%)
es 294 14 (4%) 6 (42%)
fa 294 3 (1%) 1 (33%)
fr 294 50 (17%) 34 (68%)
it 294 2 (0%) 0 (0%)
ja 294 60 (20%) 27 (45%)
ko 294 14 (4%) 3 (21%)
pl 294 4 (1%) 0 (0%)
pt-BR 294 60 (20%) 32 (53%)
pt-PT 294 1 (0%) 0 (0%)
ro 294 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
ru 294 23 (7%) 13 (56%)
zh-CN 294 148 (50%) 87 (58%)
zh-TW 294 12 (4%) 4 (33%)


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