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HTML <legend> Tag

The legend tag is used to define the title for the child contents. The legend elements are parent element. This tag is used to define a caption for the <fieldset> element.

Example 1:

<!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>                    

Output:
legend tag

Example 2: The legend tag are used to perform many CSS properties.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Legend Tag</title>
        <style>
            form{
            width: 50%;
            }
            legend { 
                display: block;
                padding-left: 10px;
                padding-right: 10px;
                border: 3px solid green;
                background-color:tomato;
                color:white;;
            }
            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>                    

Output:
legend tag



This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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