[whatwg] List Headers

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Feb 4 02:45:28 PST 2009

On Wed, 4 Feb 2009, Robert O'Rourke wrote:
> Are there any plans to bring list headers from HTML3 into HTML5? They'd 
> make a lot of markup patterns simpler and be very very useful when it 
> comes to styling.

You can do this in HTML5, using <figure> and <legend>:

    <legend>A header for the list</legend>
     <li>List item</li>
     <li>List item</li>
     <li>List item</li>

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