HTMLTextAreaElement.labels

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

Syntax

var labelElements = textArea.labels;

Return value

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

Example

HTML

<label id="label1" for="test">Label 1</label>
<textArea id="test">Some text</textArea>
<label id="label2" for="test">Label 2</label>

JavaScript

window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
  const textArea = document.getElementById("test");
  for(var i = 0; i < textArea.labels.length; i++) {
    console.log(textArea.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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support14 No56 No Yes ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? ? No56 ? ? ?

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