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HTML | DOM Table tHead Property

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The Table tHead property is used for returning a reference to the <thead> element of a table. 
The <thead> element is used for grouping the header content in an HTML table. 
It returns NULL if the <thead> element is not defined.


Return Value : A reference to the <thead> element of the table, or null if it is not defined

Below program illustrates the Table THead() property : 
Example: Alerting the innerHTML of <thead> element. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Table tHead Property in HTML
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Table tHead Property</h2>
<p>To return the innerHTML of the thead
      element for the table, double-click the
      "Return Header" button.</p>
    <table id="Courses" align="center">
            <td>Fork Java</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
    <button ondblclick="thead()">
      Return Header
        function thead() {
            // returning reference of tHead
            // using alert.

Before clicking the button: 

After clicking the button: 

Supported Browsers: 

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


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Last Updated : 20 Nov, 2021
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