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HTML | DOM Table deleteRow( ) Method

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  • Last Updated : 19 Feb, 2019

The Table deleteRow() method is used for removing a <tr> element from a table. In other words, Table deleteRow() method is used for deleting row(s) at the specified index in the table.



Parameters Used

  • index :It is used to specify the position of the row to be deleted. The value 0 results in the deletion of the first row whereas -1 can be used to delete the last row.

Below program illustrates the Table deleteRow() method :
Example-1: Deleting the first row from a table.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Table deleteRow() method in HTML</title>
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Table deleteRow() method</h2>
    <p>To delete the first row from the table,
      double-click the "Delete Row" button.</p>
    <table id="Courses" align="center">
            <td>Fork Java</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
    <button ondblclick="row()">
      Delete Row
        function row() {
          // delete row (index-0).


After clicking the button

Supported Browsers:

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

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