Tag <fieldset> HTML Reference


Group related elements in a form:

    Name: <input type="text" /><br />
    Email: <input type="text" /><br />
    Date of birth: <input type="text" />

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1. 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.

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

2. Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

HTML5 has added new attributes for <fieldset>.

3. Optional Attributes

Attribute Value HTML4 HTML5 Description
disabled disabled Specifies that a group of related form elements should be disabled
form form_id Specifies one or more forms the fieldset belongs to
name text Specifies a name for the fieldset

4. Standard Attributes

The <fieldset> tag supports the Standard Attributes in HTML.

5. Event Attributes

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

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