The SVG <style> element allows style sheets to be embedded directly within SVG content.

SVG's style element has the same attributes as the corresponding element in HTML (see HTML's <style> element).

<svg viewBox="0 0 10 10" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
    circle {
      fill: gold;
      stroke: maroon;
      stroke-width: 2px;

  <circle cx="5" cy="5" r="4" />


This attribute defines type of the style sheet language to use as a media type string.
Value type<string>; Default value: text/css; Animatable: no
This attribute defines to which media the style applies.
Value type<string>; Default value: all; Animatable: no
This attribute the title of the style sheet which can be used to switch between alternate style sheets.
Value type<string>; Default value: none; Animatable: no

Global attributes

Core Attributes
Most notably: id
Styling Attributes
class, style
Event Attributes
Global event attributes, Document element event attributes

Usage notes

Permitted contentAny elements or character data


Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition) (SVG)
# StyleElement

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See also