<metadata>

The <metadata> SVG element allows to add metadata to SVG content. Metadata is structured information about data. The contents of <metadata> elements should be elements from other XML namespaces such as RDF, FOAF, etc.

Usage context

CategoriesDescriptive element
Permitted contentAny elements or character data

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

None

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGMetadataElement interface.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of '<metadata>' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Allowed global event attributes on the element.
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) No support (Yes) 3.0.4

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Document Tags and Contributors

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