Creating accessible tables


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Creating accessible tables

Using tables to group and present data is the perfectly acceptable way to structure data on the web. That doesn't mean that we shouldn't do all that we can to make the data more accessible to the widest array of people and users. To that end, tables have structural elements and attributes that can be added to aid in the accessibility of the table. As an added bonus, we get more tags and structure that allow us to write a more comprehensive set of styling rules for the visual presentation of the table as well. Kind of a win-win if you will.

In this movie, we will take our newly created table and increase its accessibility by adding a little bit of additional structure. So I have our bigsur_trails file opened from the tours directory. There is our table just as we placed it on the page in the previous movie, looking well kind of boring but we will get to that in a moment. So the first thing I am going to do is go ahead and select my table. Now the reason I am doing that is because ...

Creating accessible tables
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Creating accessible tables provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training

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