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HTML | <colgroup> bgcolor Attribute

  • Last Updated : 30 Dec, 2019

The HTML <colgroup> bgcolor attribute is used to specify the background color of a colgroup element. It is not supported by HTML 5.


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<colgroup bgcolor= "color_name | hex_number | rgb_number">

Attribute Values:

  • color_name: It sets the text color by using the color name. For example “red”.
  • hex_number: It sets the text color by using the color hex code. For example “#0000ff”.
  • rgb_number: It sets the text color by using the rgb code. For example: “RGB(0, 153, 0)”.


<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML colgroup bgcolor Attribute
        table {
            color: white;
            margin-left: 180px;
        td {
            padding: 10px;
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green;"
        HTML ColumnGroup bgcolor Attribute 
        <colgroup id="myColGroup"


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <colgroup> bgcolor attribute are listed below:

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

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