HTML <th> align Attribute

HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag


Left-align the content in the header cells:

    <th align="left">Month</th>
    <th align="left">Savings</th>

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Definition and Usage

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

Browser Support

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.


<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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