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<metadata>

Metadata is structured data about data. Metadata which is included with SVG content should be specified within metadata elements. The contents of the metadata should be elements from other XML namespaces such as RDF, FOAF, etc.

Usage context

CategoriesDescriptive element
Permitted contentAny elements or character data.

Example

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

There is no specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGMetadataElement interface.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of '<metadata>' in that specification.
Working Draft  
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<metadata>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 8.0 3.0.4
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0 1.0 (1.8) Not supported (Yes) 3.0.4

The chart is based on these sources.

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: Sebastianz, kscarfone, Jeremie, Manuel_Strehl
 Last updated by: Sebastianz,