TableRow deleteCell() Method - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:TableRow


The deleteCell() method deletes a cell in the current table row.

Parameter Values

Value Description
index Required in Firefox and Opera, optional in IE, Chrome and Safari. '

index value of -1 deletes the last cell.

Return Value:

No return value.

The following code shows how to Delete the first cell(s) from a table row with id="myRow":

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>
table, td {
    border: 1px solid black;
</style>//from   w w w  . j a v  a 2s. c o  m

<table id="myTable">
    <td>First cell</td>
    <td>Second cell</td>
    <td>Third cell</td>
    <td>First cell</td>
    <td>Second cell</td>
    <td>Third cell</td>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

function myFunction() {
    var firstRow = document.getElementById("myTable").rows[0];


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