The SVG <stop> element defines a color and its position to use on a gradient. This element is always a child of a <linearGradient> or <radialGradient> element.

<svg viewBox="0 0 10 10" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
    <linearGradient id="myGradient" gradientTransform="rotate(90)">
      <stop offset="5%"  stop-color="gold" />
      <stop offset="95%" stop-color="red" />
  <!-- using my linear gradient -->
  <circle cx="5" cy="5" r="4" fill="url('#myGradient')" />


This attribute defines where the gradient stop is placed along the gradient vector.
Value type: <number>|<percentage>; Default value: 0; Animatable: yes
This attribute defines the color of the gradient stop. It can be used as a CSS property.
Value type: currentcolor|<color>|<icccolor>; Default value: black; Animatable: yes
This attribute defines the opacity of the gradient stop. It can be used as a CSS property.
Value type: <opacity>; Default value: 1; Animatable: yes

Global attributes

Core Attributes
Most notably: id
Styling Attributes
class, style
Event Attributes
Global event attributes, Document element event attributes
Presentation Attributes
Most notably: color, display, stop-color, stop-opacity, visibility

Usage notes

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


Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
stop 1 12 1.5 9 9 3
offset 1 12 1.5 9 9 3
stop-color 1 12 1.5 9 9 3
stop-opacity 1 12 1.5 9 9 3
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
stop 3 18 4 Yes 3 1.0
offset 3 18 4 Yes 3 1.0
stop-color 3 18 4 Yes 3 1.0
stop-opacity 3 18 4 Yes 3 1.0

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