Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

A caption may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, a caption is text found on an image or video that either describes what is displayed, or is a dictation of what is being said. A good example is translated text shown at the bottom of the screen when a person is speaking a different language in a movie.

2. When writing in HTML, the <caption> tag is used to add a title to a table.

Table, Tag, Title