All you need to know about SVG on the web

On this page, we look at how to make text in SVG, as well as how you can use CSS styles inline. We also take a look at what's coming up with SVG 2.0.

We'll start with making text, which is easy in SVG. You use the <text> tag to define it. Here is an example:

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Richard Mattka

Richard is an award-winning interactive technologist, designer and developer. He specialises in creating interactive worlds with science-fiction themes, exploring the synergy between human and machine. He has also written regular articles for Net Magazine, and Web Designer Magazine on a range of exciting topics across the world of tech, including artificial intelligence, VFX, 3D and more.