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<figcaption>

The <figcaption> represents a caption or legend describing the rest of the contents of its parent <figure> element.

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.
Implicit ARIA role No corresponding role
Permitted ARIA roles group, none, presentation
DOM interface HTMLElement

Attributes

This element only includes the global attributes.

Examples

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

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
figcaption 8 12 4 9 11 5.1
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
figcaption Yes Yes 4 11 5.1 Yes

See also

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