Remove SVG glyph-orientation-horizontal and glyph-orientation-vertical properties. CSS Writing Modes evolved since SVG has forked its old specification and add these properties. It now includes better alternatives for these properties, and recommend to deprecate. Since the usage of these properties are low enough that simply removing them should simplify the work for both browser developers and web developers. Web developers can now use CSS text-orientation property for SVG text.


Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 48
  • Chrome for Android release 48
  • Android WebView release 48

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • No signals


Last updated on 2020-11-19