Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Improve Article

HTML <col> Tag

  • Last Updated : 02 Mar, 2021

The <col> tag in HTML is used to set the column properties for each column within a <colgroup> tag. This tag is used to set the style property to each column. This tag does not contain closing tags.


Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important HTML concepts with the Web Design for Beginners | HTML  course.

<col attribute = "value">

Attributes: The various attributes that can be used with the col tag are listed below. Most of the attributes are not supported by HTML5.

  • span: It is used to define the number of columns on which property will be applied.
  • style: This attribute is used to define the CSS to change the properties of the column.
  • align: This attribute is used to set the alignment of the content of <col> element.
  • width: It is used to specify the width of a <col> element.
  • charoff: It is used to specify the number of characters the content will be aligned from the character specified by the char attribute.

Example: The below example explains the HTML col Tag.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <h2>HTML col Tag</h2>
        <!-- col tag starts from here -->
        <col span="1" style="background-color: green" />
        <col span="1" style="background-color: red" />
        <col span="1" style="background-color: none" />
        <!-- col tag ends here. col tag does not 
                contains ending tag -->


Supported Browsers: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :