HTML <thead> align Attribute

HTML thead Tag Reference HTML <thead> tag

Example

Left-align the content inside the <thead> element:

<table>
  <thead align="left">
    <tr>
      <th>Month</th>
      <th>Savings</th>
    </tr>
  </thead>
    <tr>
      <td>January</td>
      <td>$100</td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td>February</td>
      <td>$80</td>
    </tr>
</table>

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Definition and Usage

The align attribute specifies the horizontal alignment of the content inside the <thead> element.


Browser Support

Attribute
align Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Note: IE does not handle the "justify" value properly in tables, IE will center the content instead.

Note: None of the major browsers supports the "char" value.


Compatibility Notes

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

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

CSS Example: align content inside <thead>

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


Syntax

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

Attribute Values

Value Description
left Left-aligns content
right Right-aligns content
center Center-aligns content (default for table headers)
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 thead Tag Reference HTML <thead> tag

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