The HTMLTableElement.createTFoot() method returns the <tfoot> element associated with a given <table>. If no footer exists in the table, this methods creates it, and then returns it.

Note: If no footer exists, createTFoot() inserts a new footer directly into the table. The footer does not need to be added separately as would be the case if Document.createElement() had been used to create the new <tfoot> element.


HTMLTableSectionElement = table.createTFoot();

Return value



let myfoot = mytable.createTFoot();
// Now this should be true: myfoot == mytable.tFoot


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement: createTFoot' in that specification.
Living Standard

Browser compatibility

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createTFootChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?


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