HTMLTableElement.caption

The HTMLTableElement.caption property represents the table caption. If no caption element is associated with the table, this property is null.

Syntax

var string = tableElement.caption;

Example

if (table.caption) {
  // Do something with the caption
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement.caption' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement.caption' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement.caption' in that specification.
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement.caption' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android ? Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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See also

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