HTML DOM Table caption Property

The HTML DOM table createCaption() method generates an empty <caption> element and adds it to the table in an HTML document.


Following is the syntax −


Let us see an example of HTML DOM table createCaption() method −


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
   body {
      color: #000;
      background: lightblue;
      height: 100vh;
      text-align: center;
   table {
      margin: 2rem auto;
   caption {
      color: #db133a;
   .btn {
      background: #db133a;
      border: none;
      height: 2rem;
      border-radius: 2px;
      width: 40%;
      display: block;
      color: #fff;
      outline: none;
      cursor: pointer;
      margin: 1rem auto;
   .show {
      font-size: 1.2rem;
<h1>DOM Table createCaption() Method Demo</h1>
<table border="2">
<td>Roll No.</td>
<button onclick="create()" class="btn">Create Caption</button>
   function create() {
      var tableCaption = document.querySelector('table').createCaption();
      tableCaption.innerHTML = "Student Data";


Click on “Create Caption” button to create a caption for the table.