colspan

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

Syntax

<table>
<tr>
<th>Cell 1</th>
<th>Cell 2</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Cell 3</td>
<td>Cell 4</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<!-- Spans two columns -->
<td colspan="2">Cell 5</td>
</tr>
</table>

The following elements support colspan:

  • <td>
  • <th>

Example 1

A table with a cell that spans two columns.

<table>
<tr>
<!-- Spans two columns -->
<th colspan="2">Languages and Frameworks</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Python</td>
<td>Django</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>JavaScript</td>
<td>React.js</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Ruby</td>
<td>Ruby on Rails</td>
</tr>
</table>

Table with a cell that spans two columns

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