Why Developers Should Use SVG Files

SVG images have advantages that should make them an essential part of any developer’s toolkit. While they share a few similarities with JPG, PNG, and WebP image types, SVGs have very different DNA. In this article, we’ll highlight the characteristics that help set them apart from other image types, such as scalability, small file sizes, and SEO-friendly metadata structure. We’ll also show you how to style your SVGs using CSS instead of a graphics program, and highlight why SVGs are effectively “future proof” thanks to indefinite scaling.

This post was originally published on Delicious Brains by Mike Davey.

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