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The label tag, or Input Label element, is used to define a label for the following elements:

  • <input type="checkbox">
  • <input type="color">
  • <input type="date">
  • <input type="datetime-local">
  • <input type="email">
  • <input type="file">
  • <input type="month">
  • <input type="number">
  • <input type="password">
  • <input type="radio">
  • <input type="range">
  • <input type="search">
  • <input type="tel">
  • <input type="text">
  • <input type="time">
  • <input type="url">
  • <input type="week">
  • <meter>
  • <progress>
  • <select>
  • <textarea>

Syntax

Use the for attribute of label, required to be equal to the id attribute of the related element in the list above in order to bind them together.

<form action="/action-page.php" method="get">
  <label for="email">Email Address: </label>
  <input type="email" id="email" name="email">
  <input type="submit" value="Submit">
</form>

Attributes

for
Binds the <label> to a form element by its id.

form
Binds the <label> to a form by its id.

Browser Compatibilty

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