What is a Scalable Vector Graphic?
SVG'S are files that allow you to display vector based images on the internet. This implies that without losing any quality, you can scale an SVG image up and down as needed, making it a great option for responsive web design.
Scaling, Editing & Performance
Some of the benefits of SVG's are that they are resolution independent, can be easily editied on graphic programs and loading times for website performance is minimal.