Legend HTML

HTML <legend> Tag

To insert a title or caption to the <fieldset> tag, the HTML <legend> tag is used. For this, the first child of the HTML <fieldset> tag should be the HTML <legend> tag. Thus understanding the purpose of the grouped form elements becomes easy.




<!DOCTYPE html>
  <legend>Subject Details:</legend>
  Name: <input type="text"><br><br>
  Subject: <input type="text"><br><br>
  Faculty Name: <input type="text">


In the above example, we have used the <legend> tag to add a title to the <fieldset> tag.

Tag Specific Attributes:

Attribute Value Uses
align top




Used to define the caption alignment. Not Supported in HTML5.

Global Attributes:

The HTML Global attributes are supported by the HTML <legend> tag.

Event Attributes:

The HTML Event attributes are supported by the HTML <legend> tag.

Supporting Browsers:

Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera, and Safari.