HTML colgroup tag

By | March 19, 2020

In this chapter, we will learn about <colgroup> tag of HTML let’s see and understand how this tag works.<colgroup> tag is used to specify a set of pens inside the table. A root container of one or more elements is used to apply various properties to the HTML element.

Instead of repeating the cello for each call for each individual cell, use <colgroup> tag of HTML to apply the cello to the entire column.

Use <col> tags to show various properties within <colgroup> tag.

colgroup Syntax:-


Browser Support:-

All modern browsers support this tag of HTML.

Value Attribute Description
align Not supported in HTML5.
Aligns the content in a column group
characterchar Not supported in HTML5.
Aligns the content in a column group to a character
numbercharoff Not supported in HTML5.
Sets the number of characters the content will be aligned from the character specified by the char attribute
numberspan Specifies the number of columns a column group should span
valign Not supported in HTML5.
Vertical aligns the content in a column group
% relative_length
width Not supported in HTML5.
Specifies the width of a column group


<!DOCTYPE html>
	<title>HTML col tag</title>
table, th, td {
  border: 1px solid black;


	<col span="2" style="background-color: #ccc;">
	<col style="background-color: red;">

		<th>Roll No.</th>
		<td>First Name</td>
		<td>Second Name</td>



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