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SVG Introduction

  • SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. SVG is an Open Standard developed and maintained by the W3C SVG Working Group.
  • SVG is a XML based format used to draw vector images.
  • It is a language for describing 2-D graphics in XML.
  • Due to the vector image, if you zoom out or resize the SVG image then it will never lose quality.
  • SVG images support interactivity and animation.
  • SVG Supports for event handlers. Various web browser supports SVG i.e. Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer etc.

Advantages of SVG

  • The SVG specification is an open standard.
  • You can use any text editor to create and edit SVG image.
  • SVG has the good printing quality at any resolution.
  • SVG is XML based that's why SVG images are indexable and searchable and can be scripted and compressed.
  • SVG images are highly scalable that's why they never lose quality no matter how much you are zoomed out or resized it.

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