Table markup

Tag
<table> Wrapping element for displaying data in a tabular format
<thead> Container element for table header rows (<tr>) to label table columns
<tbody> Container element for table rows (<tr>) in the body of the table
<tr> Container element for a set of table cells (<td> or <th>) that appears on a single row
<td> Default table cell
<th> Special table cell for column (or row, depending on scope and placement) labels
Must be used within a <thead>
<caption>

<table>

  <thead>

    <tr>

      <th></th>

      <th></th>

    </tr>

  </thead>

  <tbody>

    <tr>

      <td></td>

      <td></td>

    </tr>

  </tbody>

</table>

Table options

Name Class
Default None No styles, just columns and rows
Basic .table Only horizontal lines between rows
Bordered .table-bordered Rounds corners and adds outer border
Zebra-stripe .table-striped Adds light gray background color to odd rows (1, 3, 5, etc)
Condensed .table-condensed Cuts vertical padding in half, from 8px to 4px, within all td and th elements

Example tables

1. Default table styles

Tables are automatically styled with only a few borders to ensure readability and maintain structure. With 2.0, the .table class is required.


<table class="table">

  

</table>
# First Name Last Name Username
1 Mark Otto @mdo
2 Jacob Thornton @fat
3 Larry the Bird @twitter

2. Striped table

Get a little fancy with your tables by adding zebra-striping—just add the .table-striped class.

Note: Striped tables use the :nth-child CSS selector and is not available in IE7-IE8.


<table class="table table-striped">

  

</table>
# First Name Last Name Username
1 Mark Otto @mdo
2 Jacob Thornton @fat
3 Larry the Bird @twitter

3. Bordered table

Add borders around the entire table and rounded corners for aesthetic purposes.


<table class="table table-bordered">

  

</table>
# First Name Last Name Username
1 Mark Otto @mdo
Mark Otto @TwBootstrap
2 Jacob Thornton @fat
3 Larry the Bird @twitter

4. Condensed table

Make your tables more compact by adding the .table-condensed class to cut table cell padding in half (from 8px to 4px).


<table class="table table-condensed">

  

</table>
# First Name Last Name Username
1 Mark Otto @mdo
2 Jacob Thornton @fat
3 Larry the Bird @twitter

5. Combine them all!

Feel free to combine any of the table classes to achieve different looks by utilizing any of the available classes.


<table class="table table-striped table-bordered table-condensed">

  ...

</table>
Full name
# First Name Last Name Username
1 Mark Otto @mdo
2 Jacob Thornton @fat
3 Larry the Bird @twitter