What is a <fieldset> tag?

Experience Level: Junior
Tags: HTML

Answer

The <fieldset> tag:

Example
<html>
<head>
    ...
</head>
<body>
    <form>
        <fieldset>
            <legend>Sign Up:</legend>
            <label for="name">Name</label>
            <input type="text" name="name" id="name"/>
        </fieldset>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
  • Is group of boxes in <form> tag.
  • It helps organize fields in group.
  • Includes <legend> tag for name of the form.
  • Also is paired with <input> tag and <label> tag.
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