HTML valign attribute


The purpose of the HTML valign attribute is to define the vertical alignment of the content of a table cell.

Supported elements

HTML valign attribute supports col, colgroup, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr elements.


<ElementName valign="value" >.....</ElementName>

Where ElementName is any supported element.

Type of value


Default value

Value Description
top Sets the vertical alignment of cell content top.
middle Sets the vertical alignment of cell content center.
bottom Sets the vertical alignment of cell content bottom.
baseline If set, the first text line occurs on a baseline common to all cells in the row.

Supported doctypes

HTML 4.01 strict, HTML 4.01 transitional, HTML 4.01 frameset.

Example of HTML valign attribute

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>Example of HTML valign attribute with td element </title>
<table width="200" border="1" cellpadding="2">
<th valign="middle" >Student Code </th>
<th valign="middle">Percentage of marks</th>
<th valign="middle">Grade</th>
<th valign="middle">Remarks</th>
<td valign="baseline">S001</td>
<td valign="baseline">92</td>
<td valign="baseline">A+</td>
<td valign="baseline">Excellent</td>
<td valign="baseline">S002</td>
<td valign="baseline">76</td>
<td valign="baseline">B+</td>
<td valign="baseline">Good</td>


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Example of HTML valign attribute

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