Monday, July 26, 2010

The <caption> Element

The caption element is used to caption tables. A caption is a short description of the contents of the table. The caption element must appear immediately after the <table> tag, there should be no other elements or text in between.

Example: <table><caption>the table caption</caption><tr><th>heading</th></tr><tr><td>row 1</td></tr></table>


Core Attributes

The core attributes can be applied to this element.


This deprecated attribute specifies the position of the caption. Takes the values top,bottom,left,and right. The CSS property caption-side is preferred instead of this attribute.

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