HTML th rowspan attribute

Example

An HTML table with a header cell that spans three rows:
<table width="100%" border="1">
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
    <th rowspan="3">Savings for holiday!</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$80</td>
  </tr>
</table>


Definition and Usage

The rowspan attribute defines the number of rows a header cell should span.

Browser Support


The rowspan attribute is supported in all major browsers.
Note: Only Opera supports rowspan="0", which have a special meaning (look below in the "Attribute Values" table).

Syntax

<th rowspan="value">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Sets the number of rows a header cell should span.Note: rowspan="0" tells the browser to span the cell to the last row of the table section (thead, tbody, or tfoot)
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