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HTML Table Colspan & Rowspan


HTML tables can have cells that spans over multiple rows and/or columns.


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HTML Table - Colspan

To make a cell span over multiple columns, use the colspan attribute:

Example

<table>
  <tr>
    <th colspan="2">Name</th>
    <th>Age</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Jill</td>
    <td>Smith</td>
    <td>43</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Eve</td>
    <td>Jackson</td>
    <td>57</td>
  </tr>
</table>
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Note: The value of the colspan attribute represents the number of columns to span.


HTML Table - Rowspan

To make a cell span over multiple rows, use the rowspan attribute:

Example

<table>
  <tr>
    <th>Name</th>
    <td>Jill</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <th rowspan="2">Phone</th>
    <td>555-1234</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>555-8745</td>
</tr>
</table>
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Note: The value of the rowspan attribute represents the number of rows to span.


HTML Exercises

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Exercise:

Use the correct HTML attribute to make the first TH element span two columns.

<table>
  <tr>
    <th >Name</th>
    <th>Age</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Jill</td>
    <td>Smith</td>
    <td>50</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Eve</td>
    <td>Jackson</td>
    <td>94</td>
  </tr>
</table>

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