HTMLTableElement.deleteRow()

The HTMLTableElement.deleteRow() method removes a specific row (<tr>) from a given <table>.

Syntax

deleteRow(index)

Parameters

index

index is an integer representing the row that should be deleted. However, the special index -1 can be used to remove the very last row of a table.

Return value

None (undefined).

Exceptions

IndexSizeError DOMException

Thrown if index is greater than or equal to the number of available rows or is a negative value other than -1.

Examples

This example uses JavaScript to delete a table's second row.

HTML

<table>
  <tr>
    <td>Cell 1.1</td>
    <td>Cell 1.2</td>
    <td>Cell 1.3</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Cell 2.1</td>
    <td>Cell 2.2</td>
    <td>Cell 2.3</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Cell 3.1</td>
    <td>Cell 3.2</td>
    <td>Cell 3.3</td>
  </tr>
</table>

JavaScript

let table = document.querySelector('table');

// Delete second row
table.deleteRow(1);

Result

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-table-deleterow-dev

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser