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<figcaption>

The HTML <figcaption> element represents a caption or a legend associated with a figure or an illustration described by the rest of the data of the <figure> element which is its immediate ancestor.

Content categories None.
Permitted content Flow content.
Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Permitted parents A <figure> element; the <figcaption> element must be its first or last child.
Permitted ARIA roles group, presentation
DOM interface HTMLElement

Attributes

This element only includes the global attributes.

Examples

Please see the <figure> page for examples on <figcaption>.

Specifications

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 8 (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) 9.0 11.10 5.1
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 3.0 (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) 9.0 11.0 5.1 (iOS 5.0)

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/figcaption