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HTML figcaption tag

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HTML figcaption tag

The <figcaption> element is used to provide a caption to an image.

It is an optional tag and can appear before or after the content within the <figure> tag.

Only one <figcaption> element can be nested within a <figure> tag although the <figure> element itself may contain multiple other elements like <img> or <code>.

The <figcaption> element is used with <figure> element and it can be placed as the first or last child of the <figure> element.

HTML figure tag example

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Taj Mahal
Fig.1.1 – A front view of the great Taj Mahal in Agra.

Supporting Browsers

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<figcaption> Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Note: HTML figcaption tag also supports the global and event attribute in HTML.

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