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HTML <legend> tag

The HTML <legend> element represents a caption for the content of its parent <fieldset>.

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Browser compatibility

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

Element
<legend> yes yes yes yes yes



Attributes

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

Attribute Value Description
align top
bottom
left
right
Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the alignment of the caption

Global Attributes

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

Event Attributes

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

Last updated: Tuesday 25 Sep, 2018