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:type attribute identifies the type of XLink being used. In SVG, only simple links are available.

Twentytwo 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 notes

Value simple
Default value simple
Animatable No
This value specifies that the referred resource is a simple link.


Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
xlink:type ? ? ? ? ? ?
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
xlink:type ? ? ? ? ? ?

See also

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