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HTML <th> rowspan Attribute

HTML th Reference HTML <th> tag

Example

An HTML table with a header cell that spans three rows:

<table>
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
    <th rowspan="3">Savings for holiday!</th>
  </tr>
  <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 rowspan attribute defines the number of rows a header cell should span.


Browser Support

Attribute
rowspan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Note: Only Firefox and Opera 12 (and earlier versions) support rowspan="0", which has a special meaning (look below in the "Attribute Values" table).


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<th rowspan="number">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Sets the number of rows a header cell should span. Note: rowspan="0" tells the browser to span the cell to the last row of the table section (thead, tbody, or tfoot)


Examples

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Example

Using rowspan="0" (will only work in Firefox and Opera 12 and earlier):

<table>
<thead>
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
    <th rowspan="3">Savings for holiday!</th>
  </tr>
</thead>
<tbody>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100</td>
    <td rowspan="0">$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$80</td>
  </tr>
</tbody>
</table>

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