HTML th colspan attribute

Example

An HTML table with a header cell that spans two columns:
<table width="100%" border="1">
  <tr>
    <th colspan="2">Monthly Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$80</td>
  </tr>
</table>


Definition and Usage

The colspan attribute defines the number of columns a header cell should span.

Browser Support


The colspan attribute is supported in all major browsers.
Note: None of the major browsers supports colspan="0", which have a special meaning (look below in the "Attribute Values" table).

Syntax

<th colspan="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Sets the number of columns a header cell should span.Note: colspan="0" tells the browser to span the cell to the last column of the column group (colgroup)
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