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legend element (html)

Screen reader support level: partial (8/23)

Voice Control support level: unknown

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About this feature

The legend element represents a caption for the rest of the contents of the legend element's parent fieldset element, if any.

Age of results

Results across all tests for this feature range from 10 months ago to 3 years ago. Detailed dates and version information can be found in associated tests.


Failing or partial results may be out of date. The oldest result is from 3 years ago. Consider running the associated tests and contributing results.


What are expectations?

Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)
MUST convey its namepartial (1/2)partial (1/2)partialpartialpartialpartialpartialsupportedpartialsupportedsupported

Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access (Android)Voice Control (iOS)Voice Control (MacOS)Windows Speech Recognition
Not applicable

Expectation: convey its name


A screen reader user needs to know what to enter.

Strength of this expectation for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Related features

These are features that are usually used in combination with this feature.

fieldset element (html)

DragonJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoice AccessVC iOSVC MacOSVoiceOver (iOS)VoiceOver (macOS)Speech Recognition
unknownpartial (12/19)some partial supportpartial (8/19)supported with 1 unknown resultsome partial supportunknownunknownunknownpartial (4/7)supported with 1 unknown resultunknown

We are missing data on some combinations.