HTML td height attribute

Example

Two table cells with a predefined height:
<table border="1">
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td height="100px">January</td>
    <td height="100px">$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$80</td>
  </tr>
</table>


Definition and Usage

The height attribute specifies the height of a cell.
Normally, a cell takes up the space it needs to display the content. The height attribute is used to set a predefined height of a cell.

Browser Support

The height attribute is deprecated, but still supported in all major browsers.

Compatibility Notes

The height attribute of the td element was deprecated in HTML 4.01, and is not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD.
Use CSS instead.
CSS syntax: <td style="height:100px">

Syntax

<td height="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
pixels Sets the height in pixels (example: height="50")
% Sets the height in percent of the surrounding element (example: height="50%")
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