How Do I Style Tables?

  • David Powers


Tables seem to be the most divisive of all HTML elements—you either love’ em or hate ’em. For years, they were the only way to build a grid structure to lay out web pages. But tables work in a unique way. The height of each row is determined by the tallest object in the row, and the width of each column is determined by the widest object in the column. Just when you think you have everything nicely aligned, you add something slightly bigger in a table cell, and the whole table structure shifts.


Empty Cell Vertical Spacing Table Cell Download File Column Group 
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