HTMLSelectElement.labels

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

Syntax

var labelElements = select.labels;

Return value

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

Example

HTML

<label id="label1" for="test">Label 1</label>
<select id="test">
  <option value="1">Option 1</option>
  <option value="2">Option 2</option>
</select>
<label id="label2" for="test">Label 2</label>

JavaScript

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

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Living Standard No change
HTML5
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 14Edge No support NoFirefox Full support 56IE No support NoOpera ? Safari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 56Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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