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HTML tfoot tag and element

HTML tfoot element

1. HTML tfoot (table footer) element defines footer of an HTML table. Table footer can contain information about the columns of the table.

2. A table footer starts with <tfoot> tag and ends with </tfoot> tag.

Syntax

 <tfoot>
</tfoot>
 

Category

HTML tfoot 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 tfoot element can contain One or more tr elements

Can reside within

HTML tfoot element can reside within a table element.

Attributes

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 and charoff attributes.

Supported doctypes

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

Example of using HTML tfoot 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 tfoot tag example</title>
</head>
<body>
<table border="1">
<thead>
<tr> 
<th>Student code </th>
<th>% of marks </th>
</tr>
</thead>
<tfoot>
<tr>
<td>Average</td>
<td>83</td>
</tr>
</tfoot>
<tr> 
<td>S001</td>
<td>85</td>
</tr>
<tr> 
<td>S002</td>
<td>86</td>
</tr>
<tr> 
<td>S003</td>
<td>72</td>
</tr>
<tr> 
<td>S004</td>
<td>89</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Result

html tfoot element

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HTML tfoot tag example.

Pictorial presentation

html tfoot tag example

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