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HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create a Select Menu

what does it mean when it ask "Add a label element to the select menu with the text "Shirt Color:"

not really sure what is asking for in the challenge

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>
  </head>
  <body>

    <form action="index.html" method="post">
      <h1>Shirt Order Form</h1>
      <select id="color" name="shirt_color">
      <option value="red">red</option>
      <option value="yellow">yellow</option>
      <option value="purple">blue</option>
      <option value="green">green</option>
      <option value="orange">orange</option>

    </select>

    </form>

  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Matthew Hosking
Matthew Hosking
17,361 Points

Between the <h1> and the <select...>, you can put <label for="color">Shirt Color:</label> to display a label that can also focus on the select menu when you click on it.

Nikos Papapetrou
Nikos Papapetrou
5,590 Points

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/label

If you wrap the select element with the label tag you associate the label with the select tag and its options

<label>Shirt Color:
  <select>
        staff to choose
  </select>
</label>