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HTML | <td> scope Attribute

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  • Last Updated : 06 Jan, 2022
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The HTML <td> scope Attribute is used to specify the cell is used for header row, column, colgroup or rowgroup. This attribute does not display any visual effect on the browser but it is used for screen readers.

Note: This attribute is not supported by HTML5.

Syntax:

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

Attribute Values:

  • col: It specifies that the header cell is used for column.
  • row: It specifies that the header cell is used for row.
  • colgroup: It specifies that the header cell is used for group of column.
  • rowgroup: It specifies that the header cell is used for group of row.

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>HTML scope Attribute</title>
    <style>
        table,
        th,
        td {
            border: 1px solid black;
            border-collapse: collapse;
            padding: 6px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body style="text-align:center">
  
    <h1 style="color: green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>HTML <td>scope Attribute</h2>
    <center>
        <table>
            <tr>
                <th>Name</th>
                <th>Age</th>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td scope="col">Ajay</td>
                <!-- This cell will take up space on 
                    two rows -->
                <td>24</td>
                <td>24</td>
                <td>44</td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>Priya</td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </center>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML <td> scope Attribute are listed below:

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

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