Style captionSide Property

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Move the table caption to the bottom of the table:

document.getElementById("myCap").style.captionSide = "bottom";

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Definition and Usage

The captionSide property sets or returns the position of the table caption.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The captionSide property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The captionSide property is not supported in IE7 and earlier. IE8 requires a !DOCTYPE. IE9 supports it.


Return the captionSide property:

Set the captionSide property:"top|bottom|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
top Default. Positions the table caption above the table
bottom Positions the table caption below the table
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: top
Return Value: A String, representing the position of the table caption
CSS Version CSS2

More Examples


Return the table caption:


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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Table

CSS reference: caption-side property

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