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HTML

Table heading tag

I don't see that there is anything wrong with the code I have entered.

<table>
<th></th>
</table>

ERROR Bummer! Try adding a table heading tag inside of the table.


Just keep in mind that I have been building basic html pages for the last couple of months and this is how I normally do that. I believe that the system just doesn't register

<th> 

Which it should. TH still defines it as a table header.

I got it working using the THEAD tag.

1 Answer

The table heading is the

<thead></thead>

tag where as

<th></th>

represents the table row heading, it should be included within

<tr></tr> 

tags. Example of a general table markup would be,

<table>
  <thead>
    <tr>
      <th>heading column1</th>
      <th>heading column2</th>
    </tr>
  </thead>
  <tbody>
    <tr>
      <td>content row1 column1</td>
      <td>content row2 column2</td>
    </tr>
  </tbody>
</table>

Hope this helps !