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HTML <figcaption> Tag


Example

Use a <figure> element to mark up a photo in a document. The <figure> element also contains a caption:

<figure>
  <img src="img_pulpit.jpg" alt="The Pulpit Rock" width="304" height="228">
  <figcaption>Fig1. - A view of the pulpit rock in Norway.</figcaption>
</figure>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The <figcaption> tag is supported in Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari.

Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <figcaption> tag.


Definition and Usage

The <figcaption> tag defines a caption for a <figure> element.

The <figcaption> element can be placed as the first or last child of the <figure> element.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <figcaption> tag is new in HTML5.


Global Attributes

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


Event Attributes

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



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