new to html

I want to add background to header and keep very thin border. Something that look nice.
<table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" width="100%" >
<tr>
<th colspan="2">Table header</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="20%">Table cell 1</td><td>Table cell 2</td>
</tr>
</table>
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Om PrakashConnect With a Mentor Commented:
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http://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp
<table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="border-collapse:collapse;" >
<tr>
<th colspan="2">Table header</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="20%">Table cell 1</td><td>Table cell 2</td>
</tr>
</table>

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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
i guess you need to check this rather http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_background.asp

if you wanna add a background, then
<th colspan="2" style="background-color:pink">Table header</th>



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