HTML - <th> Tag


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Description

The HTML <th> tag is used for specifying a header cell or table header within a table.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>

   <head>
      <title>HTML th Tag</title>
   </head>

   <body>
      <table border = "1">
         <tr>
            <th>ID</th>
            <th>Product Details</th>
         </tr>
         
         <tr>
            <td>00L1</td>
            <td>i3, 500gb laptop</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 <th> tag also supports the following additional attributes −

Attribute Value Description
abbr abbreviated_text Deprecated − Specifies an abbreviated version of the content in a header cell.
align right
left
center
justify
char
Deprecated − Content alignment in header cell.
axis name Deprecated − Specifies a category for this th.
bgcolor rgb(x,x,x)
#hexcode
colorname
Deprecated − Specifies the background color of the header 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 header cell spans across.
headers id Specifies one or more header cells a cell is related to.
height pixels Deprecated − Specifies the height of the header cell.
nowrap nowrap Deprecated − Prevents text from automatically wrapping.
rowspan numbers Specifies the number of rows the header cell spans across.
scope col
colgroup
row
rowgroup
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 header 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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