The <stop> SVG element defines the ramp of colors to use on a gradient, which is a child element to either the <linearGradient> or the <radialGradient> element.

Usage context

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

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGStopElement interface.

Example

SVG

<svg width="160" height="95" viewBox="0 0 80 40"
     xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">

  <defs>
    <linearGradient id="MyGradient">
      <stop offset="5%" stop-color="#F60" />
      <stop offset="95%" stop-color="#FF6" />
    </linearGradient>
  </defs>

  <!-- Outline the drawing area in black -->
  <rect fill="none" stroke="black" 
        x="0.5" y="0.5" width="79" height="39"/>

  <!-- The rectangle is filled using a linear gradient -->
  <rect fill="url(#MyGradient)" stroke="black" stroke-width="1"  
        x="10" y="10" width="60" height="20"/>
</svg>

Result

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 1Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 9Safari Full support 3WebView Android Full support 3Chrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 3Samsung Internet Android ?
offsetChrome Full support 1Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 9Safari Full support 3WebView Android Full support 3Chrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 3Samsung Internet Android ?
stop-colorChrome Full support 1Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 9Safari Full support 3WebView Android Full support 3Chrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 3Samsung Internet Android ?
stop-opacityChrome Full support 1Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 9Safari Full support 3WebView Android Full support 3Chrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 3Samsung Internet Android ?

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See also

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