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HTML Tables Tutorial

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Basic Tags to Create Tables on Your Site

Tables are one of the most powerful formatting tools you can use with HTML 3.2 and below. The full table standard Request for Comment (RFC) was written in 1996, and with HTML 3.2, the W3C included a subset in the HTML standard.

There are three primary tags for use with a table:

  • <table>   </table>
    This tag defines the table
  • <tr>   </tr>
    This tag defines a row in the table
  • <td>   </td>
    This tag defines a column in the table

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