HTML Table Background Color

 

HTML Table Background Color

 

The HTML table tag is the opening tag used to create a table within a web page.

To add color to your HTML table cells, add bgcolor="#color code" within the <td> tag.

HTML Code

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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#eeeeee">Column 1</td>
<td bgcolor="#eeeeee">Column 2</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Row 2</td>
<td>Row 2</td>
</tr>
</table>

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Column 1 Column 2
Row 2 Row 2
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#ffff00">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

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Your Text
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#80ffff">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

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HTML coding viewed through a web browser:
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Your Text
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#80ff80">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

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HTML coding viewed through a web browser:
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Your Text
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#ffc0c0">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

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HTML coding viewed through a web browser:
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Your Text
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#c0c0ff">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

Browser View

HTML coding viewed through a web browser:
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Your Text
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#ffc0ff">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

Browser View

HTML coding viewed through a web browser:
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Your Text
HTML Code

HTML code viewed within an HTML document:
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<table cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="50%">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#cccccc">Your Text</td>
</tr>
</table>

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HTML coding viewed through a web browser:
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Your Text

You can change the table background color to whatever you’d like, but keep in mind, the text must be visible through the background color.

You can learn much more about HTML tables within the HTML Tutorial section.

This concludes the HTML Table Background Color code.

 

 

 
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