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Version: 3.2, 4.0

Compability: Explorer 4, 5  Netscape 4, 6

Syntax:
<td> ... </td>

The <td> tag is used to create cells that contain the data, information, or text that you wish to display in the table. You may place as many data cells in a row as you desire.

The th tag is used to create a header cell for the cells in a row in a table element.
 
The ending tag is optional. However, it is recommended that it be included.
 
The coding sequence is:
<tr><td> place data here </td></tr>
 

Examples

Code:
<table width="80%" border="10" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="5" align="center">
<caption>
<center><b>How To Code A Table</b></center>
<br>
Use the caption tag to name the table and to provide useful information about the contents
</caption>
<tr>
<th colspan="2">Use the <b>th</b> tag to create the header which will display in bold</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="50%">The <b>tr</b> tag creates the row</td>
<td width="50%">The <b>td</b> tag creates individual cells for each row</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="50%">You should always use the closing tags</td>
<td width="50%">You can use a variety of HTML tags inside the cell</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="50%">The three new version 4.0 table tags are <b>tbody, tfoot,</b> and <b>thead</b></td>
<td width="50%">The <b>colspan</b> attribute allows you span more than one cell</td>
</tr>
</table>
Output:
How To Code A Table

Use the caption tag to name the table and to provide useful information about the contents
Use the th tag to create the header which will display in bold
The tr tag creates the rowThe td tag creates individual cells for each row
You should always use the closing tagsYou can use a variety of HTML tags inside the cell
The three new version 4.0 table tags are tbody, tfoot, and theadSetting colspan allows you span more than one cell
Explanation:

This example demonstrates the basic table tags.

Language(s): HTML

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