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HTML | <legend> align Attribute

  • Last Updated : 07 May, 2021

The <legend> align attribute in HTML is used to specify the alignment of the caption in a <fieldset> element. The left and right alignment of <legend> element are supported by major browsers except Opera 12 and earlier versions. The bottom alignment are not supported by any browsers.

<legend align="left|right|top|bottom">

Attribute Values: 

  • left: It sets the caption to the left of element.
  • right: It sets the caption to the right of element.
  • top: It sets the caption to the top of element.
  • bottom: It sets the caption to the bottom of element.

Note: The <legend> align attribute is not supported by HTML 5.
Below example illustrates the use of align attribute in a <legend> element: 


<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML legend align Attribute
        form {
            width: 50%;
        label {
            display: inline-block;
            float: left;
            clear: left;
            width: 90px;
            text-align: left;
        input[type="text"] {
            margin:5px 0px;
        .gfg {
    <h1 class = "gfg">
    <h2>HTML <legend> align Attribute </h2>
            <legend align="right">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">


Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML <legend> align attribute are listed below: 

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


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