HTML <menu> tag

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

HTML menu tagWhen writing in HTML, the <menu> tag is used to designate a list of commands. It is used for listing form controls and commands, as well as creating context menus and toolbars. Because this tag is experimental and only supported by Firefox, information is limited.


Within an HTML tag, an attribute dictates certain aspects of an HTML element. Attributes are made up of a name and value pair; all tags support standard attributes. The following table shows all of the current unique HTML attributes for the <menu> tag, as well as a description of each.

Attribute Description
label Creates a label for the <menu> element
type Designates which type of menu to display


Internet Explorer Firefox Safari Opera Chrome
Not supported 8.0+ Not supported Not supported Not supported

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