The tag is used to specify a label for an element of a form. It adds a label to a form control such as text, email, password, textarea etc. It toggles the control when a user clicks on a text within the


This tag can be used with the following two ways:

1. Set the id attribute inside the element and specify its name for the for attribute inside the

Example: This example uses the for attribute with each label tag used in the form.

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HTML label Tag

2.We can also use the tag within the

Example: This example uses the tag within the element in a form.

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Output: The output of this example is also same as the first but the difference between them is the implementation.

HTML label Tag


The following table describes all the attributes of the tag:

Attributes           Description

for           It defines the form element that a label is describing.

form           It defines a form to which a label belongs.

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