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


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Name Type Description
accessKey DOMString Reflects the accesskey HTML attribute.
control 只读 HTMLElement The labeled control.
form 只读 HTMLFormElement The form owner of this label.
htmlFor DOMString The ID of the labeled control. Reflects the for attribute.


No specific method; inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
Living Standard No change from HTML5.
Recommendation The property accessKey is now defined on HTMLElement.
The following property has been added: control.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <label>