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The ramp of colors to use on a gradient is defined by the stop elements that are child elements to either the <linearGradient> element or the <radialGradient> element.

Usage context

Categories Gradient element
Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
<animate>, <animateColor>, <set>
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)


<svg width="100%" height="100%" viewBox="0 0 80 40"

    <linearGradient id="MyGradient">
      <stop offset="5%" stop-color="#F60" />
      <stop offset="95%" stop-color="#FF6" />

  <!-- Outline the drawing area in black -->
  <rect fill="none" stroke="black" 
        x="0.5" y="0.5" width="79" height="39"/>

  <!-- The rectangle is filled using a linear gradient -->
  <rect fill="url(#MyGradient)" stroke="black" stroke-width="1"  
        x="10" y="10" width="60" height="20"/>

Live result:


Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGStopElement interface.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) IE Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 9.0 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

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Last updated by: Jeremie,