HTML td width attribute

Example

Table cells with a predefined width:
<table border="1" width="100%">
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="70%">January</td>
    <td width="30%">$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$80</td>
  </tr>
</table>


Definition and Usage

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

Browser Support

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

Compatibility Notes

The width 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="width:100px">

Syntax

<td width="value">

Attribute Values

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