Remove the <discard> element (removed)

The <discard> element is part of the SVG Animations (draft) specification. It provides a way to declaratively remove elements at a specific point in time and be a mechanism for streaming animations.


The <discard> element is only implemented in Blink, and is thus not possible to use interoperably. For most use cases it can be replaced with a combination of animation of the 'display' property and a removal (JavaScript) callback/event handler.


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Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 81
  • Chrome for Android release 81
  • Android WebView release 81

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2020-10-25