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HTML <label> tag

The HTML <label> element is used to add a label to a form control like input, textarea etc.

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The for attribute of the <label> tag should be equal to the id attribute of the related element to bind them together.

Browser compatibility

The <label> element is fully supported by all browsers:

Element
<label> yes yes yes yes yes



Attributes

The following table shows the attributes that are specific to the <label> tag:

Attribute Value Description
for id Specifies the input control that this label is for. This value must be the same as the value in the input control's "id" attribute
form id Specifies one or more forms the label belongs to

Global Attributes

The <label> tag supports the global attributes described in HTML Global Attributes Reference

Event Attributes

The <label> tag supports the event attributes described in HTML Events Reference

Last updated: Tuesday 25 Sep, 2018