The polygon element defines a closed shape consisting of a set of connected straight line segments.

Usage context

Categories Basic shape element, Graphics element, Shape element
Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
Animation elements »
Descriptive elements »
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition)


Source code Output result
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<svg width="120" height="120" 
     viewPort="0 0 120 120" version="1.1"

    <polygon points="60,20 100,40 100,80 60,100 20,80 20,40"/>


» polygon.svg


Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGPolygonElement interface.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) IE 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

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214 bytes 2011-02-11 13:15:28 Jeremie

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