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

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLLabelElement.control Read only
Is a HTMLElement representing the control with which the label is associated.
HTMLLabelElement.form Read only
Is a HTMLFormElement object representing the form with which the labeled control is associated, or null if there is no associated control, or if that control isn't associated with a form. In other words, this is just a shortcut for HTMLLabelElement.control.form.
HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor
Is a string containing the ID of the labeled control. This reflects the for attribute.

Methods

No specific methods; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
controlChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 4IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
formChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
htmlForChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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