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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Hour 3. Viewing SVG

Now that you've seen the different elements of SVG, you're probably excited to see what this stuff looks like in the real world. Before viewing your SVG files, though, you will need to know the realities of viewing SVG content today.

This chapter will address a variety of issues regarding how you view SVG, such as:

  • How to view SVG content

  • What types of SVG viewers are on the market

  • What MIME types your Web server should use to host your SVG documents

  • How to embed an SVG document within an HTML document

Although this chapter will not cover every possible method of viewing SVG content, it will review the most common, and hint at some of the soon-to-be exciting, methods available.

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