HTML | <td>colspan Attribute

The HTML <td> colspan Attribute is used to specify the number of columns a table should span.

Syntax:

<td colspan="number"> 

Attribute Values: It contains the numeric value which specifies the number of columns a cell should span.



Example: This Example illustrates the use of colspan attribute in Tabledata Element.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      HTML <td>colspan Attribute
  </title>
    <style>
        table,
        th,
        td {
            border: 1px solid black;
            border-collapse: collapse;
            padding: 6px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green;">
      GeeksforGeeks
  </h1>
    <h2>
      HTML <td>colspan
      Attribute
  </h2>
    <table>
        <tr>
            <th>Name</th>
            <th>Expense</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Arun</td>
            <td>₹10</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Priya</td>
            <td>₹8</td>
        </tr>
  
        <!-- The last row -->
        <tr>
            <!-- This td will span 
                two columns, that is 
                a single column will 
                take up the space of 2 -->
            <td colspan="2">
              Sum: ₹18
          </td>
        </tr>
    </table>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <td>colspan Attribute are listed below:

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


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