HTML <td> Tag

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Description

The HTML <td> tag is used for specifying a cell or table data within a table.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>HTML td Tag</title>
</head>
<body>
<table border="1">
  <tr>
    <th>Subject</th>
    <th>Topic</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Java</td>
    <td>Threading</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>C++</td>
    <td>Virtual Functions</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Linux</td>
    <td>File Systems</td>
  </tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

This will produce following result:

Subject Topic
Java Threading
C++ Virtual Functions
Linux File Systems

Global Attributes

This tag supports all the global attributes described in - HTML Attribute Reference

Specific Attributes

The HTML <td> tag also supports following additional attributes:

AttributeValueDescription
abbr abbreviated_textDeprecated-Specifies an abbreviated version of the content in a cell.
align right
left
center
justify
char
Deprecated-Visual alignment.
axis nameDeprecated-Specifies a category for this td. This can potentially be used to perform queries against the table data and can be beneficial in the context of a speech browser.
bgcolor rgb(x,x,x)
#hexcode
colorname
Deprecated-Specifies the background color of the table cell.
charcharacterDeprecated-Specifies which character to align text on. Used when align="char"
charoff pixels or %Deprecated-Specifies an alignment offset (either in pixels or percentage value) against the first character as specified with the char attribute. Used when align="char"
colspan numberSpecifies the number of columns the current cell spans across.
header idSpecifies a space-separated list of header cells that contain information about this cell. The value needs to correspond with the id of the header cell (which is set using the id attribute). This attribute is useful for non-visual browsers.
heightpixelsDeprecated-Specifies the height of the table cell.
nowrap nowrapDeprecated-Prevents text from automatically wrapping.
rowspan numbersSpecifies the number of rows the current cell spans across.
scope col
colgroup<
row
rowgroup
Deprecated-This attribute is used on header cells and specifies the cells that will use this header's information.
valign top
middle
bottom
baseline
Deprecated-Vertical alignment.
width pixels or %Deprecated-Specifies the width of the table cell

Event Attributes

This tag supports all the event attributes described in - HTML Events Reference

Browser Support

ChromeFirefoxIEOperaSafariAndroid
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