The Table cell HTML element (
<td>) defines a cell of a table that contains data. It participates in the table model.
|Permitted content||Flow content.|
|Tag omission||The start tag is mandatory.
The end tag may be omitted, if it is immediately followed by a
|Permitted parent elements||A
|Normative document||HTML5, section 4.9.9 (HTML4.01, section 11.2.6)|
This element includes the global attributes.
- This attribute contains a short abbreviated description of the content of the cell. Some user-agents, such as speech readers, may present this description before the content itself.
Note: Do not use this attribute as it is obsolete in the latest standard: instead either consider starting the cell content by an independent abbreviated content itself or use the abbreviated content as the cell content and use the long content as the description of the cell by putting it in the title attribute.
alignin HTML 4.01, in HTML5
- This enumerated attribute specifies how horizontal alignment of each cell content will be handled. Possible values are:
left, aligning the content to the left of the cell
center, centering the content in the cell
right, aligning the content to the right of the cell
justify, inserting spaces into the textual content so that the content is justified in the cell
char, aligning the textual content on a special character with a minimal offset, defined by the
charoffattributes 未实现 (查看 bug 2212).
If this attribute is not set, the
leftvalue is assumed.Note: Do not use this attribute as it is obsolete (not supported) in the latest standard.
- This attribute contains a list of space-separated strings. Each string is the ID of a group of cells that this header applies to.
Note: Do not use this attribute as it is obsolete in the latest standard: instead use the
- This attribute defines the background color of each cell of the column. It is one of the 6-digit hexadecimal codes as defined in sRGB, prefixed by a '#'. One of the sixteen predefined color strings may be used:
charin HTML 4.01, in HTML5
- This attribute is used to set the character to align the cells in a column. Typical values for this include a period (.) when attempting to align numbers or monetary values. If
alignis not set to
char, this attribute is ignored.
charoffin HTML 4.01, in HTML5
- This attribute is used to indicate the number of characters to offset the column data from the alignment characters specified by the char attribute.
Note: Do not use this attribute as it is obsolete (and not supported) in the latest standard.
- This attribute contains a non-negative integer value that indicates for how many columns the cell extends. Its default value is
1; if its value is set to
0, it extends until the end of the
<colgroup>, even if implicitly defined, that the cell belongs to. Values higher than 1000 will be considered as incorrect and will be set to the default value (1).
- This attribute contains a list of space-separated strings, each corresponding to the id attribute of the
<th>elements that apply to this element.
- This attribute contains a non-negative integer value that indicates for how many rows the cell extends. Its default value is
1; if its value is set to
0, it extends until the end of the table section (
<tfoot>, even if implicitly defined, that the cell belongs to. Values higher than 65534 are clipped down to 65534.
valignin HTML 4.01, in HTML5
- This attribute specifies the vertical alignment of the text within each row of cells of the table header. Possible values for this attribute are:
Note: Do not use this attribute as it is obsolete (and not supported) in the latest standard: instead set the CSS
baseline, which will put the text as close to the bottom of the cell as it is possible, but align it on the baseline of the characters instead of the bottom of them. If characters are all of the same size, this has the same effect as
bottom, which will put the text as close to the bottom of the cell as it is possible
middle, which will center the text in the cell
top, which will put the text as close to the top of the cell as it is possible.
vertical-alignproperty on it.
widthin HTML 4.01
- This attribute is used to define a recommended cell width. Properties cellspacing and cellpadding may add additional space, and element
<col>width may also have some effect. In general, if a column's width is too narrow to show a particular cell properly, it, and thus the cells in it, may be widened when displayed.Note: Do not use this attribute in the latest standard: instead set the CSS
This element implements the
Please see the
<table> page for examples on
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Basic support||1.0||1.0 (1.7 or earlier)||(Yes)||(Yes)||(Yes)|
||1.0||未实现 bug 915||(Yes)||(Yes)||(Yes)|
||1.0||未实现 bug 2212||(Yes)||(Yes)||(Yes)|
|Feature||Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|
|Basic support||(Yes)||1.0 (1.0)||(Yes)||(Yes)||(Yes)|
||?||未实现 bug 915||?||?||?|
||?||未实现 bug 2212||?||?||?|