HTML <td> tag


Table data; defines a table cell. Each cell must be situated within a table row (tr).



<table border="1">
<td>Row 1, cell 1</td>
<td>Row 1, cell 2</td>
<td>Row 2, cell 1</td>
<td>Row 2, cell 2</td>


Row 1, cell 1 Row 1, cell 2
Row 2, cell 1 Row 2, cell 2

Required Attributes

  • none

Optional Attributes

  • abbr - defines an abbreviated version of the cell data
  • align - left, right, center, justify, char - the horizontal alignment of the cell data
  • axis - specifies a name for the cell
  • char - specifies the character that the text should be aligned around; not supported by many browsers
  • charoff - the number of pixels to offset the alignment by; again not supported by many browsers
  • colspan - the number of columns that the cell should span, used for merging cells
  • rowspan - the number of rows that the cell should span, used for merging cells
  • headers - a space separated lists of cell id's for the use of text-only browsers
  • scope - row, col, rowgroup, colgroup - tells the browser if the cell provides header information for the rest of the row, column, rowgroup or colgroup
  • valign - vertical alignment of the text

Core Attributes