The <fePointLight> SVG filter primitive allows to create a point light effect.

Usage context

CategoriesLight source element
Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
<animate>, <set>


Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGFEPointLightElement interface.



<svg width="200" height="200" xmlns=""
    <filter id="spotlight">
      <feSpecularLighting result="spotlight" specularConstant="1.5"
          specularExponent="80" lighting-color="#FFF">
        <fePointLight x="50" y="50" z="220"/>
      <feComposite in="SourceGraphic" in2="spotlight" operator="out"
          k1="0" k2="1" k3="1" k4="0"/>

  <image xlink:href="/files/6457/mdn_logo_only_color.png" x="10%" y="10%"
      width="80%" height="80%" style="filter:url(#spotlight);"/>



Specification Status Comment
Filter Effects Module Level 1
The definition of '<fePointLight>' in that specification.
Working Draft No change
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<fePointLight>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 20 or earlier (12.10049) 4.0 (2.0) (Yes) 9.0 ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?

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