SVGElement: error event

The error event is fired when an SVG element does not load properly or when an error occurs during script execution.

This basically implements the standard error DOM event.

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable No
Interface SVGEvent
Event handler property onerror

Examples

svgElem.addEventListener('error', () => {
  console.log('SVG not loaded properly.');
})

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'error' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
error eventChrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Compatibility unknown

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