HTML figcaption Tag

HTML <figcaption> Tag: The HTML figcaption specifies a caption for the <figure> element. This HTML <figcaption> element can be placed as the first or last child of the <figure> element. This tag is new in HTML5.


This HTML<figcaption>tag supports both the global and the event attributes.

Syntax: <figcaption> Text </figcaption>

Browser compatibility

The HTML<figcaption> tag is supported by different types of browsers.

  • Chrome-6.0
  • Firefox-4.0
  • Opera-11.1
  • Safari-5.0
  • Internet explorer-9.0.


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  <figcaption>Fig.1 - Freshersnow Tutorials</figcaption>


HTML figcaption tag