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How to define a label for an input element using HTML5 ?

  • Last Updated : 28 May, 2020

In this article, we will learn how to define a label for an input element by using a <label> tag. It is used to provide a usability improvement for mouse users i.e. if a user clicks on the text within the label element, it toggles the control. The label tag defines the label for the button or text area element.

Syntax:

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<label> form content... </label>

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        Define a label for 
        an input element
    </title>
  
    <style>
        body {
            font-size: 20px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body style="text-align:center">
  
    <h1 style="color:green">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
  
    <h2>
        HTML5: How to define a label 
        for an input element?
    </h2>
  
    <form>
  
        <!-- Starts label tag from here -->
        <label for="student">
            Student
        </label>
  
        <input type="radio" name="Occupation" 
            id="student" value="student"><br>
  
        <label for="business">
            Business
        </label>
  
        <input type="radio" name="Occupation" 
            id="business" value="business"><br>
  
        <label for="other">
            Other
        </label>
        <!-- Ends label tags here -->
  
        <input type="radio" name="Occupation"
            id="other" value="other">
    </form>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers:

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



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