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HTML <fieldset> Tag


Example

Group related elements in a form:

<form>
  <fieldset>
    <legend>Personalia:</legend>
    Name: <input type="text"><br>
    Email: <input type="text"><br>
    Date of birth: <input type="text">
  </fieldset>
</form>

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Browser Support

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The <fieldset> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <fieldset> tag is used to group related elements in a form.

The <fieldset> tag draws a box around the related elements.


Tips and Notes

Tip: The <legend> tag defines a caption for the <fieldset> element.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

HTML5 has added new attributes for <fieldset>.


Attributes

New : New in HTML5.

Attribute Value Description
disabledNew disabled Specifies that a group of related form elements should be disabled
formNew form_id Specifies one or more forms the fieldset belongs to
nameNew text Specifies a name for the fieldset


Global Attributes

The <fieldset> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.


Event Attributes

The <fieldset> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.


Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Fieldset object



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