HTML | <table> bgcolor Attribute

The HTML <table> bgcolor Attribute is use to specify the backgrund color of a table.

Syntax:

<table bgcolor="color_name | hex_number | rgb_number">

Attribute Values:

  • color_name: It sets the text color by using the color name. For example “red”.
  • hex_number: It sets the text color by using the color hex code. For example “#0000ff”.
  • rgb_number: It sets the text color by using the rgb code. For example: “RGB(0, 153, 0)” .

Note: The <table> bgcolor Attribute is not supported by HTML 5.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML table bgcolor Attribute
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <h2>HTML table bgcolor Attribute</h2>
  
    <table border="1" 
           bgcolor="green">
        <caption>
          Author Details
      </caption>
  
        <tr>
            <th>NAME</th>
            <th>AGE</th>
            <th>BRANCH</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>BITTU</td>
            <td>22</td>
            <td>CSE</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>RAM</td>
            <td>21</td>
            <td>ECE</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <table> bgcolor Attribute are listed below:

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


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