While the embed code for HTML, SVGs and images are similar, you will find that one is better for your situation than another.



HTMLSVGImage
Requires JavaScriptYesNoNo
Uses system fontsYesYesNo
Supports hyperlinksYesYesNo
Uses foreign objectsIf availableYes (note)No
Vector formatYesYesNo
Supports zoom, pages, layers, collapse/expand, tooltipsYesNo (zoom via viewer)No