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  • Last Updated : 04 Dec, 2018
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Cell Padding

The cell padding is used to define the spaces between the cells and its border. If cell padding property is not apply then it will be set as default value.

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>cell padding</title>
        <style>
            table, th, td {
                border: 2px solid green;
                text-align:center;
            }
            th, td {
                padding: 20px;
                background-color:none;
            }
              
            h1 {
            color:green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <center>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>Cell Padding property</h2>
        <h3>padding: 20px;</h3>
        <table style="width:70%">
        <tr>
            <th>Firstname</th>
            <th>Lastname</th
            <th>Age</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Harsh</td>
            <td>Agarwal</td>
            <td>15</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Manas</td>
            <td>Chhabra</td>
            <td>27</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Ramesh</td>
            <td>Chandra</td>
            <td>28</td>
        </tr>
        </table>
        </center>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Cell Spacing

The cell spacing is used to define the space between the cells.

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>cell spacing property</title>
        <style>
            table, th, td {
                border: 2px solid green;
                text-align:center;
              
            }
            h1 {
            color:green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <center>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>Cell Spacing property</h2>
        <h3>cellspacing = "30px"</h3>
        <table style="width:70%;"cellspacing="30px">
        <tr>
            <th>Firstname</th>
            <th>Lastname</th
            <th>Age</th>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Harsh</td>
            <td>Agarwal</td>
            <td>15</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Manas</td>
            <td>Chhabra</td>
            <td>27</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Manas</td>
            <td>Chhabra</td>
            <td>27</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Ramesh</td>
            <td>Chandra</td>
            <td>28</td>
        </tr>
        </table>
        </center>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by cell padding and cell spacing are listed below:

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

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