How to merge table columns in HTML?


To merge table columns in HTML use the colspan attribute in <td> tag. With this, merge cells with each other. For example, if your table is having 4 rows and 4 columns, then with colspan attribute, you can easily merge 2 or even 3 of the table cells.

You can try to run the following code to merge table column in HTML. Firstly, we will see how to create a table in HTML with 3 rows and 3 columns

Example

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         table, th, td {
            border: 1px solid black;
            width: 100px;
            height: 50px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>

   <body>
      <h1>Heading</h1>
      <table>
         <tr>
            <th></th>
            <th></th>
            <th></th>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td></td>
            <td></td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td></td>
            <td></td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
      </table>
   </body>
</html>

Let’s merge columns using the colspan attribute. The first 2 columns will merge

Example

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         table, th, td {
            border: 1px solid black;
            width: 100px;
            height: 50px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <h1>Heading</h1>
      <table>
         <tr>
            <th></th>
            <th></th>
            <th></th>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td colspan="2"></td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td></td>
            <td></td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
      </table>
   </body>
</html>
raja
Published on 01-Feb-2018 07:05:24
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