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HTML Table TD Tag Tutorial

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The td element creates a single table data cell in an HTML table.

An HTML table has two types of cells:

Header Cell
The table header cell is coded with the <th> tag. It contains header information which often reads like a label for a table column or table row. The content in the table header cell is rendered in bold and centered horizontally within the cell by the browser. Header cells are usually used across the top of a data table, down the left column of a data table, or both.
Data Cell
The table data cell is coded with the <td> tag. It contains the information you want to present in table format, and usually makes up the bulk of a table. The content in a table data cell is normal weight and left-aligned.

Here's a simple table:

<table border="1" cellpadding="3">
<td>13 Bean Soup</td>
<td>5 of 10</td>
<td>7 of 10</td>
<td>Tasty, but there's <i>that</i> problem!</td>
<td>Boiled Water</td>
<td>8 of 10</td>
<td>3 of 10</td>
<td>Tastes runny, hard to make.</td>

Here's how that displays:

Recipe Difficulty Rating Comments
13 Bean Soup 5 of 10 7 of 10 Tasty, but there's that problem!
Boiled Water 8 of 10 3 of 10 Tastes runny, hard to make.

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