<discard>

The <discard> SVG element allows authors to specify the time at which particular elements are to be discarded, thereby reducing the resources required by an SVG user agent. This is particularly useful to help SVG viewers conserve memory while displaying long-running documents.

The <discard> element may occur wherever the <animate> element may.

Usage context

CategoriesAnimation element
Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
Descriptive elements
<script>

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

  • begin
  • href (but note that <discard> has never supported xlink:href)

Specifications

Specification
SVG Animations Level 2 (SVG Animations 2)
# DiscardElement

Browser compatibility

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