Main SVG shapes and elements

This section consists of the most widespread SVG elements. Shape elements are equivalent to a <path> element that construct the same shape. The basic shapes may be stroked, filled and used as clip paths. The SBG elements have a specific order: later elements are drawn on the top of preceding elements. All elements are listed in the SVG file in order in which they are drawn.

Here you will find the following elements:

The root element of all SVG files (<svg> element) and the grouping container <g> element were described at the Basic SVG document structure section.