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Labels are used to create text labels for items in an interface. Most commonly used inside other form components.

Examples #

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<duet-label for="identifier">Label text</duet-label>
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<duet-label size="small" for="identifier">Small label text</duet-label>
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<duet-label color="gray-darker" weight="normal" for="identifier">Lighter weight and color label text</duet-label>

Properties #

Property Attribute Description Type Default
color color Custom color to be used for text, as a design token entered in camelCase or kebab-case. Example: "color-primary". string ""
for for ID of the component that the label is labelling. string undefined
margin margin Controls the margin of the component. "auto" | "none" | "small" "auto"
size size Controls the size of the label. "medium" | "small" "medium"
theme theme Theme of the label. "" | "default" | "turva" ""
weight weight Controls the weight of the label. "normal" | "semi-bold" "semi-bold"

Usage #

This section includes guidelines for designers and developers about the usage of this component in different contexts.

When to use #

  • To represent a caption for an item in a user interface.
  • To label button, input, keygen, meter, output, progress, select, or textarea html elements.

When not to use #

  • As a heading. Use small size from heading component instead.
  • When you need to display interactive elements, such as links. Use paragraph component with link instead.
  • To label something else except button, input, keygen, meter, output, progress, select, or textarea html elements.

Accessibility #

This component has been validated to meet the WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility guidelines. You can find additional information regarding accessibility of this component below.


For integration, event and theming guidelines, please see Using Components. This documentation explains how to implement and use Duet’s components across different technologies like Angular, React or Vanilla JavaScript.

Integration guidelines


Follow these practical tutorials to learn how to build simple page layouts using Duet’s CSS Framework, Web Components and other features:


Building Layouts


Using CLI Tools


Creating Custom Patterns


Server Side Rendering


Sharing Prototypes


Usage With Markdown


If you experience any issues while using a component, please head over to the Support page for more guidelines and help.