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HTML5 colspan attribute, Definition of colspan attribute of <td> tag in html5

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In this discussion, We will introduce about the use of colspan attribute of <td> tag in html5.

HTML5 colspan attribute, Definition of colspan attribute of <td> tag in html5

In this discussion, We will introduce about the use of colspan attribute of <td> tag in html5. This attribute is used for specifying the number of column spanned with a cell or table data.

Declaration Syntax:

The declaration of this attribute is as:

<td colspan="value"> Cell Data </td>

Example: colspan_attribute.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Example of colspan attribute</title>
</head>
  <body>
    <table border="1">
            <tr>
              <td colspan="2"> Gyan Singh</td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td> Ankit</td>
              <td> Kumar</td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td> Bikrant</td>
              <td> Singh</td>
            </tr>
    </table>
  </body> 
</html>

Output:

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Difference between html4.01 and html5.

Most of the html4.01 attributes are not supported by html5.

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