HTML <td> tag represents a table data cell.
The td tag is generally used to create table columns.
It is the child element of the HTML <tr> tag that represents table rows.
HTML td Tag Sample Code
<html> <head> <title>HTML/HTML5 td Tag with Example</title> </head> <body> <table border="1"> <tr> <td>1</td> <td>One</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2</td> <td>Two</td> </tr> <tr> <td>3</td> <td>Three</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>
HTML td Tag Sample Result
Note: All the elements within table does not have visual effects or style. To see tables attractive use CSS styles.
Tag Specific Attributes Support
Following are td tag attributes that are supported by <td> tag.
|Represents the align for the text of the table data cells|
|Represents the background color of the table data cells|
|colspan||numbers||Represents the number of columns to span|
|rowspan||numbers||Represents the number of rows to span|
|charoff||numbers||Represents a character to use for alignment offset text|
|char||character||Represents a character to use for alignment text|
|headers||id||Represents header cells that are related to another cell|
|height||pixel||Represents height of the table cells|
|Represents width of the table cells|
|Represents the vertical align for the text of a table cells|
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <td> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <td> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <td> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <td> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|