border-collapse property allows you to collapse a table's border.
By default, an HTML table uses the "separated borders model". This results in a kind of "double border" effect where there's space between the borders of each cell, as well as the edge of the table (if you also have a border on the
You can use the
border-collapse property to switch to the "collapsed borders model". This effectively collapses the borders into one border. So instead of seeing a "double border" you see a single border.
- Specifies that the collapsed border model should be used.
- Specifies that the separated border model should be used.
In addition, all CSS properties also accept the following CSS-wide keyword values as the sole component of their property value:
- Represents the value specified as the property's initial value.
- Represents the computed value of the property on the element's parent.
- This value acts as either
initial, depending on whether the property is inherited or not. In other words, it sets all properties to their parent value if they are inheritable or to their initial value if not inheritable.
- Initial Value
- Applies To
- Table-root boxes (tables or inline-table boxes).
- Animation Type