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  • Last Updated : 31 Dec, 2021

The HTML DOM Table cellPadding property is used to set or return the value of the cellpadding attribute of the <table> element . The cellPadding attribute is used to define the space between the cell content and cell wall. 

Syntax:

  • It is used to return the table cellPadding property.
    TableObject.cellPadding
  • It is used to set the table cellPadding property.
    TableObject.cellPadding = "number"

Property values : It contains a numeric value that represents the space between the cell wall and cell content in terms of pixels. 

Note: This property is not supported by HTML5.

Example 1: Below HTML code shows, how to return the table cellPadding property. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        Table cellPadding property in HTML
    </title>
      
    <style>
        table,
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
  
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Table cellPadding Property</h2>
  
    <table id="tableID" align="center"
        cellpadding="35">
          
        <thead>
            <tr>
                <th>Subject</th>
                <th>Courses</th>
            </tr>
        </thead>
        <tr>
            <td>Java</td>
            <td>Fork Java</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Python</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Placements</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
    <br>
  
    <button ondblclick="doubleClick()">
        Return cellPadding
    </button>
      
    <p id="paraID"></p>
      
    <script>
        function doubleClick() {
            var w = document.getElementById(
                "tableID").cellPadding;
  
            document.getElementById(
                "paraID").innerHTML = w + "px";
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 2: Below HTML code illustrates how to set the table cellPadding property. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        Table cellPadding Property in HTML
    </title>
      
    <style>
        table,
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
  
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Table cellPadding property</h2>
  
    <table id="tableID" align="center" 
        cellpadding="35">
      
        <thead>
            <tr>
                <th>Subject</th>
                <th>Courses</th>
            </tr>
        </thead>
        <tr>
            <td>Java</td>
            <td>Fork Java</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Python</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Placements</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
    <br>
  
    <button ondblclick="doubleClick()">
        Return cellPadding
    </button>
      
    <p id="paraID"></p>
      
    <script>
        function doubleClick() {
            var w = document.getElementById(
                "tableID").cellPadding = "15";
  
            document.getElementById(
                "paraID").innerHTML = w + "px";
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers:

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

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