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The <style> SVG 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).

Usage context

Permitted contentAny elements or character data


Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGStyleElement interface.



<svg width="100%" height="100%" viewBox="0 0 100 100"
    /* <![CDATA[ */
    circle {
      fill: orange;
      stroke: black;
      stroke-width: 10px; /* Note: The value of a pixel depends
                             on the view box */
    /* ]]> */

  <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="40" />



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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 (Yes) 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 9.0 3.0.4
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0 (Yes) 1.0 (1.8) No support (Yes) 3.0.4

The chart is based on these sources.

See also

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