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The legend tag, or Field Set Legend, is used to define a caption for its parent <fieldset> element.

Syntax

Example:

<form action="example-action.php">
  <fieldset>
    <legend>Your Name:</legend>
    <label for="firstname">First name: </label>
    <input type="text" id="firstname" name="firstname">
    <label for="lastname">Last name: </label>
    <input type="text" id="lastname" name="lastname">
  </fieldset>
</form>

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