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HTMLInputElement.labels

The HTMLInputElement.labels read-only property returns a NodeList of the <label> elements associated with the <input> element.

Syntax

var labelElements = input.labels;

Return value

A NodeList containing the <label> elements associated with the <input> element.

Example

HTML

<label id="label1" for="test">Label 1</label>
<input id="test"/>
<label id="label2" for="test">Label 2</label>

JavaScript

window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
  const input = document.getElementById("test");
  for(var i = 0; i < input.labels.length; i++) {
    console.log(input.labels[i].textContent); // "Label 1" and "Label 2"
  }
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Living Standard No change
HTML5
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 14.0 No support 56.0 (56.0)[1] No support (Yes) ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? No support 56.0 (56.0)[1] No support ? ?

[1] Implemented in bug 556743.

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