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HTML <optgroup> label Attribute

HTML optgroup Tag Reference HTML <optgroup> tag

Example

Two option-groups with labels:

<select>
  <optgroup label="Swedish Cars">
    <option value="volvo">Volvo</option>
    <option value="saab">Saab</option>
  </optgroup>
  <optgroup label="German Cars">
    <option value="mercedes">Mercedes</option>
    <option value="audi">Audi</option>
  </optgroup>
</select>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The label attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The label attribute specifies a label for an option-group.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<optgroup label="text">

Attribute Values

Value Description
text Specifies a label/description for the option-group


HTML optgroup Tag Reference HTML <optgroup> tag

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