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HTML <th> align Attribute

HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag

Example

Left-align the content in the header cells:

<table>
  <tr>
    <th align="left">Month</th>
    <th align="left">Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100</td>
  </tr>
</table>

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Definition and Usage

The align attribute specifies the horizontal alignment of the content in a header cell.


Browser Support

Attribute
align Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Note: None of the major browsers handles the "char" value correctly.


Compatibility Notes

The align attribute of <th> is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS syntax: <th style="text-align:left">

CSS Example: align content inside <th>

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the text-align property.


Syntax

<th align="left|right|center|justify|char">

Attribute Values

Value Description
left Left-aligns content
right Right-aligns content
center Default for <th>. Center-aligns content
justify Stretches the lines so that each line has equal width (like in newspapers and magazines)
char Aligns the content to a specific character


HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag

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