FAQ: Learn HTML - Tables - Table Head

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Hi there!
While the course so far has been completely understandable can I ask you to explain why the explanatory code also contains th elements within the body, whereas the previous task contained the information that The <tbody> element should contain all of the table’s data, excluding the table headings?
Thank you in advance.

I sorta have the same question. does <thead> only contain column <th>, and <th> related to rows can only be included inside <tbody>?


I have the same question

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Hi everyone!

From my understanding, when adding the element shouldn’t change anything visually.

But, for me, it changes that section to light blue and changes the text style.

When I remove the element, it goes back to normal.

Is that supposed to happen?

Maybe I didn’t read that part of the lesson correctly.

Same here. It may be to do with CSS. Is that correct? I was wondering how it is possible to to the same with horizontal headers(or row headers)? Is it to do with the scope attribute?

I have the following question, why I can’t just use the “scope” attribute inside the (or <tbody, - depending) and give the value “col” or “row”. Like this:


i often made this mistake thinking and to be same because they are different…