HTML <tr> Tag

The HTML <tr> tag represents a row of cells in an HTML table.

The <tr> element is a crucial part of any HTML table because the cells that it represents, provide the data that is presented in the table.

A table row can contain one or more <td> and <th> tags which determine individual cells, and script supporting elements (<script>, <template>).


The <tr> tag is written as <tr></tr> with its children nested between the start and end tags.

Like this:


Usage Contraints

The <tr> element can only be used in the following contexts:

Also, the <tr> tag must contain one of the following tags:


Attributes can be added to an HTML element to provide more information about how the element should appear or behave.

The <tr> element accepts the following attributes.


Global Attributes

The following attributes are standard across all HTML elements. Therefore, you can use these attributes with the <tr> tag , as well as with all other HTML tags.

For a full explanation of these attributes, see HTML 5 global attributes.

Event Handlers

Event handler content attributes enable you to invoke a script from within your HTML. The script is invoked when a certain "event" occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event.

Most event handler content attributes can be used on all HTML elements, but some event handlers have specific rules around when they can be used and which elements they are applicable to.

For more detail, see HTML event handler content attributes.