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HTML | DOM Table createCaption( ) Method
  • Last Updated : 19 Feb, 2019

The Table createCaption() method is used in a table to create <caption> which is empty. It doesn’t work if there is already a <caption> element. In such a case, the createCaption() method returns the existing one.



Below program illustrates the Table createCaption() method :
Example-1: Creating a <caption> element.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Table createCaption() 
      Method in HTML</title>
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Table createCaption() Method</h2>
    <p>To create a Caption for the table, 
      double-click the "Add Caption" button.
    <table id="Courses" 
            <td>Fork Java</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
    <button ondblclick="Add_Caption()">
      Add Caption
        function Add_Caption() {
           // Creating caption.
           var MyTable = 
          // Caption value.
          MyTable.innerHTML = 


Before clicking the button:

After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers:

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

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