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The HTMLOutputElement.labels read-only property returns a NodeList of the <label> elements associated with the <output> element.


var labelElements = output.labels;

Return value

A NodeList containing the <label> elements associated with the <output> element.



<label id="label1" for="test">Label 1</label>
<output id="test">Output</output>
<label id="label2" for="test">Label 2</label>


window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
  const output = document.getElementById("test");
  for(var i = 0; i < output.labels.length; i++) {
    console.log(output.labels[i].textContent); // "Label 1" and "Label 2"


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Living Standard No change
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes No56 ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes No56 ? No ?


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