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HTML td tag and element

HTML td element

1. HTML td (table data) element represents data in an HTML table cell.

2. A td element starts with <td> tag. And ends with </td> tag, which is optional.

Syntax

 <td>  
.......

</td> 

Category

HTML td element is a part of HTML Tables.

Whether both start and end tags are required

The start tag is required but end tag is optional.

Can contain

HTML td element can contain data.

Can reside within

HTML td element can reside within a table element.

Attributes

abbr, axis, headers, scope, rowspan, colspan.

Identifiers

id, class.

language information and text direction

lang, dir.

Title

Title.

Style

Style.

Events

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup.

Cell alignment

align, char, charoff, valign attributes.

Supported doctypes

HTML 4.01 Strict, HTML 4.01 Transitional, and HTML 4.01 Frameset.

Example of using HTML td element

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>HTML td tag example &gt; HTML tutorial | w3resource</title>
</head>
<body>
<table border = "1">
<tr>
<th>Type</th>
<th>Description</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>PHP</td>
<td>Server side scripting</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>JavaScript</td>
<td>Client side scripting</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Result

html td element

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HTML td tag example.

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