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

EventTarget Node Element HTMLElement HTMLLabelElement

Instance properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLLabelElement.control Read only

A HTMLElement representing the control with which the label is associated.

HTMLLabelElement.form Read only

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.


A string containing the ID of the labeled control. This reflects the for attribute.

Note: To programmatically set the for attribute, use htmlFor.

Instance methods

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


HTML Standard
# htmllabelelement

Browser compatibility

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