HTML <thead> valign Attribute

HTML thead Tag Reference HTML <thead> tag

Example

Vertical align the content inside the <thead> element to the bottom:

<table>
  <thead valign="bottom">
    <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 <thead> valign attribute is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

The valign attribute specifies the vertical alignment of the content in a <thead> element.


Browser Support

Attribute
valign Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Compatibility Notes

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

CSS syntax: <thead style="vertical-align:bottom">

CSS Example: vertical align content inside <thead>

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


Syntax

<thead valign="top|middle|bottom|baseline">

Attribute Values

Value Description
top Top-align content
middle Center-align content
bottom Bottom-align content
baseline The baseline is the imaginary line which most letters "sit" on, in a line of text. The baseline value sets the row so that all the table data share the same baseline. Often this has the same effect as the bottom value. However, if the fonts are in different sizes, baseline looks better. Look at the illustration below

Illustration of bottom vs. baseline if fonts are in different sizes:

valign="bottom"

valign="baseline"


HTML thead Tag Reference HTML <thead> tag

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