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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Media
Description Serves SVG images directly to clients
Author(s) Povilas Kanapickas (P12talk)
Latest version 1.2 (2015-01-16)
MediaWiki 1.26+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0
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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 NativeSvgHandler in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/NativeSvgHandler/NativeSvgHandler.php";
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration Parameters

Set false to disable links over SVG images, the default value is true.