<caption> HTML Tag

In this article I explain the <caption> tag,which is used for creating table captions.
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Introduction

The HTML caption tag is used for creating table captions.The <caption> tag must be inserted immediately after the <table> tag.You can specify only one caption per table.By default, the table caption will be center-aligned above a table.However the CSS properties is used to align the text.

Attributes of <caption> tag

Attribute Description
align Specifies the alignment of the caption.
class Specifies a classname for an element
style Specifies an inline style for an element
id Specifies a unique id for an element
title Specifies extra information about an element
lang Specifies a language code for the content in an element
dir Specifies the text direction for the content in an element

Lets take an example of <caption> tag

<html>

<head>

    <title></title>

</head>

<body>

    <table width="100" border="2">

        <caption>

            Student_Rollnumber</caption>

        <tr>

            <th>

                Name

            </th>

            <th>

                RollNumber

            </th>

        </tr>

        <tr>

            <td>

                Richa

            </td>

            <td>

                1001

            </td>

        </tr>

        <tr>

            <td>

                Megha

            </td>

            <td>

                1002

            </td>

        </tr>

    </table>

</body>

</html>


Output

 

Student_Rollnumber
Name RollNumber
Richa 1001
Megha 1002

 


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