The font-weight attribute refers to the boldness or lightness of the glyphs used to render the text, relative to other fonts in the same font family.

Note: As a presentation attribute, font-weight can be used as a CSS property. See the css font-weight 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-weight="normal">Normal text</text>
  <text x="100" y="20" font-weight="bold">Bold text</text>

Usage notes

Value normal | bold | bolder | lighter | <number>
Default value normal
Animatable Yes

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


CSS Fonts Module Level 4
# font-weight-prop

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See also