HTML th height attribute

Example

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


Definition and Usage

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

Browser Support


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

Compatibility Notes

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

Syntax

<th 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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