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 the following result −

Global Attributes

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

Specific Attributes

The HTML <td> tag also supports the following additional attributes −

Attribute Value Description
abbr abbreviated_text Deprecated− Specifies an abbreviated version of the content in a cell.
align right
left
center
justify
char
Deprecated − Visual alignment.
axis name Deprecated− 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.
char character Deprecated − 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 number Specifies the number of columns the current cell spans across.
header id Specifies 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.
height pixels Deprecated − Specifies the height of the table cell.
nowrap nowrap Deprecated − Prevents text from automatically wrapping.
rowspan numbers Specifies 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

Chrome Firefox IE Opera Safari Android
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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