The <radialGradient> SVG element lets authors define radial gradients to fill or stroke graphical elements.

Usage context

CategoriesGradient element
Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
Descriptive elements
<animate>, <animateTransform>, <set>, <stop>


Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGRadialGradientElement interface.



<svg width="120" height="120" viewBox="0 0 120 120"

    <radialGradient id="exampleGradient">
      <stop offset="10%" stop-color="gold"/>
      <stop offset="95%" stop-color="green"/>

  <circle fill="url(#exampleGradient)" cx="60" cy="60" r="50"/>



Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of '<radialGradient>' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Added fr attribute
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of '<radialGradient>' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) IE Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 9.0 3.0.4[1]
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[1]

The chart is based on these sources.

[1] WebKit doesn't support color interpolation (WebKit bug 6034).

See also

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