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HTML | <th> scope Attribute

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  • Last Updated : 01 Aug, 2022
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The HTML <th> scope Attribute is used to specify the header 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. 

Syntax:

<th 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: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML th scope Attribute
    </title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
 
    <h2>HTML th scope Attribute</h2>
 
    <table border="1" width="500">
        <tr>
            <th scope="col">NAME</th>
            <th scope="col">AGE</th>
            <th scope="col">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:

  

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

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox 1
  • Safari
  • Opera

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