xlink:title

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Deprecated since SVG 2
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The xlink:title attribute is used to describe the meaning of a link or resource in a human-readable fashion.

The use of this information is highly dependent on the type of processing being done. It may be used, for example, to make titles available to applications used by visually impaired users, or to create a table of links, or to present help text that appears when a user lets a mouse pointer hover over a starting resource.

Note: New content should use a <title> child element rather than a xlink:title attribute.

These elements are using this attribute: <a>, <altGlyph>, <animate>, <animateColor>, <animateMotion>, <animateTransform>, <color-profile>, <cursor>, <feImage>, <filter>, <font-face-uri>, <glyphRef>, <image>, <linearGradient>, <mpath>, <pattern>, <radialGradient>, <script>, <set>, <textPath>, <tref>, and <use>

Usage context

Value <anything>
Default value None
Animatable No
<anything>
This value specifies the title used to describe the meaning of the link or resource.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'seed' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Deprecated the attribute and made it only apply to <a>, <image>, <linearGradient>, <pattern>, <radialGradient>, <script>, <textPath>, and <use>
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'seed' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility