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SVG Shortcode


A plugin that allows SVG-files (Scalable Vector Graphics) to be uploaded through the media browser and adds an SVG shortcode for using SVG-files on your WordPress site.
The plugin has a fallback attribute to display an image if the browser doesn’t support SVG-files.


  1. Upload the plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the [svg] shortcode like this:
  4. For an image fallback you can use the fallback attribute like this:
    [svg fallback=”url-to-your-fallback-image”]url-to-your-svg-file[/svg]


1. How do I use the plugin?

Use the SVG shortcode as follows:

2. What attributes are supported?

fallback, width, height

Let me know if you need others supported

3. How do I use the attributes?

F.ex. using the width attribute:
[svg width=”100px”]url-to-your-svg-file[/svg]


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Change log


  • First version


  • Added support for width and height properties