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HTML | <th> bgcolor Attribute

  • Last Updated : 26 Jun, 2019

The HTML <th> bgcolor Attribute is used to specify the background color of a table header cell. It is not supported by HTML 5.


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

Attribute Values:

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


<!DOCTYPE html>
      HTML th bgcolor Attribute
    <h2>HTML th bgcolor Attribute</h2>
    <table width="500" border="1">
            <th bgcolor="green">Name</th>
            <th bgcolor="yellow">Expenses</th>


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <th> bgcolor attribute are listed below:

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

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