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HTML | span Attribute

  • Last Updated : 06 Jul, 2021

The HTML span Attribute is used to define the number of column that a <col>, <colgroup> element should span. 
 

Applicable to:  

  • col
  • colgroup

Syntax: 
 

< element span="number"> 

Attribute Values: It contains the numeric value which specifies the number of supported element should span.

Example 1: This example illustrates the use of span attribute in col Element. 
 



html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML col span Attribute
    </title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
 
    <h2>HTML col span Attribute</h2>
 
    <table border="1">
        <colgroup>
            <col span="2"
                 style="background-color:green">
                <col style="background-color:blue">
        </colgroup>
        <tr>
            <th>Name</th>
            <th>Branch</th>
            <th>Expenses</th>
        </tr>
 
        <tr>
            <td>BITTU</td>
            <td>CSE</td>
            <td>2500.00</td>
        </tr>
 
        <tr>
            <td>RAKESH</td>
            <td>ECE</td>
            <td>1400.00</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 

Example 2: 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML ColumnGroup span Attribute
    </title>
 
    <style>
        #myColGroup {
            background: green;
        }
         
        table {
            color: white;
            margin-left: 180px;
            background: yellow;
        }
         
        #Geek_p {
            color: green;
            font-size: 30px;
        }
         
        td {
            padding: 10px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center;">
 
    <h1 style="color:green;">
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
 
    <h2>HTML ColumnGroup span Attribute</h2>
 
    <table>
        <colgroup id="myColGroup"
                  span="2">
      </colgroup>
        <tr>
            <th>S.No</th>
            <th>Title</th>
            <th>Geek_id</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Geek_1</td>
            <td>GeekForGeeks</td>
            <th>Geek_id_1</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Geek_2</td>
            <td>GeeksForGeeks</td>
            <th>Geek_id_2</th>
        </tr>
    </table>
</body>
 
</html>

Output 
 

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML span Attribute are listed below: 
 

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

 

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