HTML | <th> colspan Attribute

The <th> colspan Attribute in HTML is used to specify a number of columns a header cell should span.

Syntax:

<th colspan="number"> 

Attribute Values: It contains single value number which contains the numeric value to sets the number of column a header cell should span.



Example: This example illustrates the use of colspan attribute in <th> tag.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head
        <title>HTML 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 <th>colspan Attribute</h2
      
        <table
            <tr
                <th colspan="2">Expense</th
            </tr
              
            <tr
                <td>Arun</td
                <td>$10</td
            </tr
              
            <tr
                <td>Priya</td
                <td>$8</td
            </tr
        </table
    </body
</html>                     

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Output:

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

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


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