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<legend>

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

Content categories None.
Permitted content Phrasing content and headings (h1–h6 elements).
Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Permitted parents A <fieldset> whose first child is this <legend> element
Implicit ARIA role No corresponding role
Permitted ARIA roles No role permitted
DOM interface HTMLLegendElement

Attributes

This element only includes the global attributes.

Examples

See <form> for examples on <legend>.

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
legend Yes 12 1 6 Yes Yes
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
legend Yes Yes 4 ? Yes Yes

See also

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