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HTML <label> tag

Syntax

<label> - </label>

Definition and Usage

The LABEL element is used to specify labels for controls that do not have implicit labels. The LABEL element associates a label with a form control. By associating labels with form controls, authors give important hints to users of speech browsers while also allowing visual browsers to duplicate common GUI features (e.g., the ability to click on a text label to select a radio button or checkbox).

Optional Attributes

Attribute Value Description
for id_of_another_field Defines which form element the label is for. Set to an ID of a form element.

Note: If this attribute is not specified, the label is associated with its contents.

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang

For a full description, go to Standard Attributes.

Event Attributes

accesskey, onfocus, onblur, onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup

For a full description, go to Event Attributes.

Example

Source Output
<form name="input" action="">
<input type="radio" name="f1" id="car1" />
<label for="car1">Ferrari</label>
<br />
<input type="radio" name="f1" id="car2" />
<label for="car2">Williams</label>
</form>

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