The font-size attribute refers to the size of the font from baseline to baseline when multiple lines of text are set solid in a multiline layout environment.

Note: As a presentation attribute, font-size can be used as a CSS property. See the CSS font-size property for more information.

You can use this attribute with the following SVG elements:


<svg viewBox="0 0 200 30" xmlns="">
  <text y="20" font-size="smaller">smaller</text>
  <text x="100" y="20" font-size="2em">2em</text>

Usage notes

Value <absolute-size> | <relative-size> | <length-percentage>
Default value medium
Animatable Yes

For a description of the values, please refer to the CSS font-size property.


CSS Fonts Module Level 4
# font-size-prop

Browser compatibility

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See also