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HTML <th> width Attribute

HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag

Example

Header cells with a predefined width:

<table>
  <tr>
    <th width="70%">Month</th>
    <th width="30%">Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$80</td>
  </tr>
</table>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The width attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The width attribute specifies the width of a table header cell.

Normally, a cell takes up the space it needs to display the content. The width attribute is used to set a predefined width of a cell.


Compatibility Notes

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

CSS syntax: <th style="width:100px">

CSS Example: Set the width of a header cell

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the width property.


Syntax

<th width="pixels|%">

Attribute Values

Value Description
pixels Sets the width in pixels (example: width="50")
% Sets the width in percent of the surrounding element (example: width="50%")


HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag

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