HTML5 <tfoot> Tag

The HTML <tfoot> element is used to define a set of rows summarizing the columns of the table.

The only content permitted inside this element is zero or more <tr> elements. The start tag is mandatory for this element. The end tag may be omitted if there is no more content in the parent <table> element.

The parent of the <tfoot> tag can only be a <table> element. In HTML5, the <tfoot> must appear after any <caption>, <colgroup>, <thead>, <tbody>, or <tr> element. In HTML 4, the <tfoot> element cannot be placed after any <tbody> and <tr> element. As you can see, this directly contradicts the above normative requirement from HTML5.

The following style is applied to this element by default:

tfoot {
  display: table-footer-group;
  vertical-align: middle;
  border-color: inherit; 
}

Attributes

This element only accepts global attributes.

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