<h1>Hexadecimal color values in SVG as data url</h1>
<p>This works:</p>
<figure id="keyword">
	<div></div>
	<figcaption><code>background-image: url('data:image/svg+xml,&lt;svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 20 20"&gt;&lt;circle fill="<mark>red</mark>" cx="10" cy="10" r="10"/&gt;&lt;/svg&gt;')</code></figcaption>
</figure>
<p>RGB(A) and HSL(A) color values work as well. One might think hexadecimal values like <code>#F00</code> would work the same. They even do in some browsers, but do not in others (e.g. Firefox):
</p>
<figure id="hex-unescaped">
	<div></div>
	<figcaption><code>background-image: url('data:image/svg+xml,&lt;svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 20 20"&gt;&lt;circle fill="<mark>#F00</mark>" cx="10" cy="10" r="10"/&gt;&lt;/svg&gt;')</code></figcaption>
</figure>

<p>Reason: <code>#</code> in URLs starts a fragment identifier. If you mean the character #, you need to escape it: <code>%23</code> in this case.</p>
<figure id="hex-escaped">
	<div></div>
	<figcaption><code>background-image: url('data:image/svg+xml,&lt;svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 20 20"&gt;&lt;circle fill="<mark>%23F00</mark>" cx="10" cy="10" r="10"/&gt;&lt;/svg&gt;')</code></figcaption>
</figure>

<p>Thanks to Robert Longson for pointing that out.</p>

#keyword div {
		background-image: url('data:image/svg+xml,<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 20 20"><circle fill="red" cx="10" cy="10" r="10"/></svg>')
}

#hex-unescaped div {
		background-image: url('data:image/svg+xml,<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 20 20"><circle fill="#F00" cx="10" cy="10" r="10"/></svg>')
}

#hex-escaped div {
		background-image: url('data:image/svg+xml,<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 20 20"><circle fill="%23F00" cx="10" cy="10" r="10"/></svg>')
}

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