Browser support for rendering SVGs varies widely, so the appearance of an SVG cannot be guaranteed to be consistent for all viewers. Don't rely on SVGs appearing the same for all viewers.
Release status: stable
|Description||Serves SVG images directly to clients|
|Compatibility policy||Master maintains backwards compatibility.|
|MediaWiki 1.36||Not formally tested|
|MediaWiki 1.34||Not formally tested|
|MediaWiki 1.32||Not formally tested|
|License||GNU General Public License 3.0|
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The NativeSvgHandler extension allows SVG files to be served directly to clients for client-side rendering.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadExtension( 'NativeSvgHandler' );
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
NativeSvgHandler serves SVG directly to clients through image tags, which is not vulnerable to XSS attack. XSS attacks are only relevant when it is accessed directly through original file on the file page, which is neither in the scope nor in control of this extension.