Tag Archives: svg

Reverse clip path with blend modes

Nice example on applying an SVG-defined clipPath using CSS. Note that’s it no simple triangle in the example, but a triangle with an inner triangle cut out, created using the reverse clip path approach by Ana Tudor. The gif and … Continue reading

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SVG Line Animation for the Uninitiated

In case you’ve missed Jake’s post “Animated line drawing in SVG” back in 2013, a refresher on the subject 🙂 SVG Line Animation for the Uninitiated →

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Hiding inline SVG icons from screen readers

Roger Johansson: SVG files may contain a title element which may or may not get announced by screen readers (depending on SVG embedding technique, browser name and version, and screen reader name and version). So far I haven’t run into … Continue reading

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Little tool, written in elm, that converts ASCII to SVG. ASCII to SVG Source (GitHub) →ASCII to SVG Demo →

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SVG Heat Shimmer Effect

See the Pen SVG Heat Shimmer by Bramus! (@bramus) on CodePen. Using JavaScript the seed attribute of the turbulence filter gets randomised at a given interval. Along with the scale transform, the heat shimmer effect is achieved. SVG Heat Shimmer … Continue reading

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CSS vs. SVG Gradient Angle

Nice pen by Ana Tudor in which you can see how the angle set for a CSS Gradient and set for an SVG Gradient differ: . At a 45° angle you can clearly see exactly what the difference between the … Continue reading

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Relative Positioning Inside an SVG

Sara Soueidan, who else, has written an extensive article on how to mimic relative positioning in an SVG. The gist: nest your SVGs. Whilst her examples are – as per usual – very extensive and complete, I took the liberty … Continue reading

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CSS conic-gradient() Polyfill

<script src=”https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/prefixfree/1.0.7/prefixfree.min.js”></script> <script src=”conic-gradient.js”></script> Conic gradients are awesome, but browsers haven’t realized yet. This polyfill lets you experiment with them now. By Lea Verou. Automatically creates an SVG which is set as the background. Uses -prefix-free. Alternatively you can also … Continue reading

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Building better interfaces with SVG

Solid presentation by @SaraSoueidan herself. Recently rebuilt a flash site using a SMIL animated SVG logo (embedded below). Presentations like these, packed with code and real examples, are very helpful. Check out this Pen!

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SVG and <picture>

<picture> <!–[if IE 9]><video style="display: none;"><![endif]–> <source type="image/svg+xml" srcset="path/to/header–full.svg"> <source type="image/svg+xml" srcset="path/to/header–medium.svg" media="(max-width: 1024px)"> <source type="image/svg+xml" srcset="path/to/header–small.svg" media="(max-width: 640px)"> <!–[if IE 9]></video><![endif]–> <img src="path/to/header-1x.png" srcset="path/to/header-2x.png 2x, path/to/header-3x.png 3x" alt="Header description"> </picture> Besides using an SVG as a background image in … Continue reading

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