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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 a year 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Failing or partial results may be out of date.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.