The read-only HTMLLabelElement.control property returns a reference to the control (in the form of an object of type HTMLElement or one of its derivatives) with which the <label> element is associated, or null if the label isn't associated with a control.


control = HTMLLabelElement.control


An HTMLElement derived object representing the control with which the <label> is associated, or null if the label stands alone.

If this property has a value, the HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor property must refer to the same control.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'control' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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