How to define a caption for a fieldset element in HTML5 ?

In this article, we define a caption for a fieldset element by using the legend element. It is used to define the title for the child contents. The legend elements are the parent element.

Syntax:

<legend> Content... </legend>

Example:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>Legend Tag</title>
    <style>
        form {
            width: 50%;
        }
  
        label {
            display: inline-block;
            float: left;
            clear: left;
            width: 90px;
            margin: 5px;
            text-align: left;
        }
  
        input[type="text"] {
            width: 250px;
            margin: 5px 0px;
        }
  
        .gfg {
            font-size: 40px;
            color: green;
            font-weight: bold;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <div class="gfg">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </div>
      
    <h2>Legend tag</h2>
      
    <form>
        <fieldset>
            <legend>STUDENT::</legend>
            <label>Name:</label>
            <input type="text">
            <br>
              
            <label>Email:</label>
            <input type="text">
            <br>
              
            <label>Date of birth:</label>
            <input type="text">
            <br>
              
            <label>Address:</label>
            <input type="text">
            <br>
              
            <label>Enroll No:</label>
            <input type="text">
        </fieldset>
    </form>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:
legend tag

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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