padding: ***;

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The padding property sets the padding of an element.

The padding inside the cells can be specified by applying this property to the TD or TH element.

td, th {
padding: 10px;

Property Value Explanation
padding length, %, or auto the top, bottom, left, and right paddings
  • padding: 2px; : [all sides] paddings
  • padding: 2px 4px; : [top, bottom] [left, right] paddings
  • padding: 2px 4px 6px; : [top] [left, right] [bottom] paddings
  • padding: 2px 4px 6px 8px; : [top] [right] [bottom] [left] paddings


<title>TAG index</title>

<style type="text/css">

table, th, td { border: 2px #2b2b2b solid; }
th, td { padding: 10px 20px; }



<th>Heading A</th>
<th>Heading B</th>
<td>Cell A</td>
<td>Cell B</td>


Heading A Heading B
Cell A Cell B