MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Media
Description Serves SVG images directly to clients
Author(s) alistair3149talk
Latest version 1.4.0
Compatibility policy Master maintains backward compatibility.
MediaWiki 1.35+
Database changes No
Composer mediawiki/native-svg-handler
License GNU General Public License 3.0
Quarterly downloads 288 (Ranked 31st)
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The NativeSvgHandler extension allows SVG files to be served directly to clients for client-side rendering.

Installation edit

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called NativeSvgHandler in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'NativeSvgHandler' );
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Security edit

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.

See also edit