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The HTML <th> align Attribute is used to set the horizontal alignment of text content inside the table header cell. Instead, use CSS for alignment properties such as text-align to specify the horizontal alignment and vertical-align for vertical alignment within table headers

Note: The align attribute is not supported by HTML5.

Syntax:

<th align= "left | right | center | justify | char">

Attribute Values:

Attribute Values

Description

left

It sets the text left-aligned.

right

It sets the text right-align.

center

It sets the text center-align.

justify

It stretches the text of paragraph to set the width of all lines equal.

char

It sets the text-align to a specific character.

Example: The implementation of the align attribute

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
    HTML th align Attribute
</title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
 
    <h2>HTML th align Attribute</h2>
 
    <table width="300" border="1">
        <tr>
            <th align="left">NAME</th>
            <th align="center">AGE</th>
            <th align="right">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:

Screenshot-2023-12-20-172532

Example: The implementation of the align attribute

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
      HTML th align Attribute Example
      </title>
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
 
        table {
            margin: 0 auto;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green;">
      GeeksforGeeks
      </h1>
 
    <h2>
      HTML th align Attribute Example
      </h2>
 
    <table width="300" border="1">
        <tr>
            <th align="left">Student</th>
            <th align="center">Age</th>
            <th align="right">Department</th>
        </tr>
 
        <tr>
            <td>John Doe</td>
            <td>20</td>
            <td>Computer Science</td>
        </tr>
 
        <tr>
            <td>Jane Smith</td>
            <td>22</td>
            <td>Electrical Engineering</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

Screenshot-2023-12-20-172820

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Microsoft Edge 12
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 12.1
  • Safari 1


Last Updated : 16 Jan, 2024
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