« HTMLLabelElement

The HTMLLabelElement interface gives access to properties specific to <label> elements. It inherits from HTMLElement.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Name Type Description
accessKey DOMString Reflects the accesskey HTML attribute.
control Read only HTMLElement The labeled control.
form Read only HTMLFormElement The form owner of this label.
htmlFor DOMString The ID of the labeled control. Reflects the for attribute.


No specific method; inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5 Candidate Recommendation The property accessKey is now defined on HTMLElement.
The following property has been added: control.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <label>

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