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HTML TD Tag

In HTML, the <td> stands for table data.

  • The <td> tag defines a standard cell of a table that contains data.

  • By default, text inside starting and ending <td> tag is left-aligned and is regular.

HTML <td>Ttag Syntax and Usage

The <td> tag requires the start(opening) tag and end(closing) tag.

Following is the syntax for using the <td> tag in your HTML code:

<table>
<tr>
<td>
..content here
</td>
</tr>
</table>

HTML <td> Tag Attributes

The <td> tag supports both global and event attributes and some of the common attributes are given below.

1. Colspan

The value of this attribute is a non-negative integer that indicates how many columns the cell extends. Its default value is 1.

2. Rowspan

The value of this attribute is a non-negative integer that indicates how many columns the cell extends. Its default value is 1.

3. Header

It is used to specify that one or more header cells a cell relates to.

HTML <td> Tag Basic Example

Below we have a basic example showing how we use the HTML <td> tag.

Default CSS settings for HTML <td> Tag

td {
  display: table-cell;
  vertical-align: inherit;
}

Browser Support for HTML <td> Tag

Following browsers support this attribute:

  • Google Chrome 6.0+

  • Internet Explorer 9.0+

  • Firefox 4+

  • Opera 11.1+

  • Safari 5.0+