HTML <th> height Attribute

HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag


Two header cells with a predefined height:

    <th height="100">Month</th>
    <th height="100">Savings</th>

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Definition and Usage

The height attribute specifies the height of a header cell.

If no height attribute is set, a header cell takes up the space it needs to display the content. The height attribute is used to set a predefined height of a header cell.

Browser Support

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Compatibility Notes

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

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

CSS Example: Set the height of header cells

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


<th height="pixels|%">

Attribute Values

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

HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag


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