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<lineargradient>

The <linearGradient> SVG element lets authors define linear gradients to fill or stroke graphical elements.

Usage context

Categories Gradient element
Permitted content Any number of the following elements, in any order:
Descriptive elements
<animate>, <animateTransform>, <set>, <stop>

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGLinearGradientElement interface.

Example

<svg width="120" height="120" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
    <defs>
        <linearGradient id="MyGradient">
            <stop offset="5%"  stop-color="green"/>
            <stop offset="95%" stop-color="gold"/>
        </linearGradient>
    </defs>

    <rect fill="url(#MyGradient)"
          x="10" y="10" width="100" height="100"/>
</svg>
Screenshot Live sample

Specifications

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) IE Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 (Yes) 1.5 (1.8) 9.0 9.0 3.0.4[1]
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0 (Yes) 1.0 (1.8) No support (Yes) 3.0.4[1]

The chart is based on these sources.

[1] WebKit doesn't support spreadMethod (WebKit bug 5968) and color interpolation (WebKit bug 6034).

See also

© 2005–2017 Mozilla Developer Network and individual contributors.
Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License v2.5 or later.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/SVG/Element/linearGradient