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HTML | scope Attribute

  • Last Updated : 13 Mar, 2020

The HTML scope Attribute is used to specify the header cell that is used for the header row, column, colgroup or rowgroup. This attribute does not display any visual effect on the browser but it is used for screen readers.

Uses: It can be used in <th> element.

Syntax:

<th scope="col | row | colgroup | rowgroup"> 

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML  scope Attribute 
    </title
</head
  
<body
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
    <h2>HTML  scope Attribute</h2
  
    <table border="1" width="500"
        <tr
            <th scope="col">NAME</th
            <th scope="col">AGE</th
            <th scope="col">BRANCH</th
        </tr
  
        <tr
            <td>BITTU</td
            <td>22</td
            <td>CSE</td
        </tr
  
        <tr
            <td>RAKESH</td
            <td>25</td
            <td>EC</td
        </tr
    </table
</body
  
</html

Output :

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML scope attribute are listed below:

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

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