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HTML <table> border Attribute

HTML table Reference HTML <table> tag

Example

The following HTML table will be displayed with borders around the table cells:

<table border="1">
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>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

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The border attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The border attribute specifies if a border should be displayed around the table cells or not.


Compatibility Notes

The border attribute of <table> is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS Example: Add borders to a table

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about table borders.


Syntax

<table border="1">

Attribute Values

Value Description
"" No borders around the table cells (the table could be used for layout purposes)
"1" Add borders around the table cells (the table is NOT being used for layout purposes)


HTML table Reference HTML <table> tag

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