HTML <td> colspan Attribute

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Example

An HTML table with a table cell that spans two columns:

<table>
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td colspan="2">Sum: $180</td>
  </tr>
</table>

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Definition and Usage

The colspan attribute defines the number of columns a cell should span.


Browser Support

Attribute
colspan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Note: Only Firefox supports colspan="0", which has a special meaning (look below in the "Attribute Values" table).


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<td colspan="number">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Specifies the number of columns a cell should span. Note: colspan="0" tells the browser to span the cell to the last column of the column group (colgroup)

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