Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Making table data accessible, part of HTML: Building Tables.
- Ensuring that table data is accessible…is an important part of building tables.…Improperly constructed tables can make it difficult…or even impossible for people using assistive technology…to understand or access your data.…We've already done a pretty nice job…of making our table accessible…by creating a well-structured table…and by properly scoping our headers.…Still, there's one more thing that we need to do…and so, to do that, I've opened up the tables.htm file…from the 03_05 directory.…Now, let me, for just a minute,…go back over what I was just talking about…in terms of making an accessible table.…
If I scroll down into my table,…there are a few things going on here…that we're already doing to help…make our table accessible.…First off, we've added a caption.…Captions help because they,…you can do a brief little description…or summary of the table,…in a way that sort of introduces it or titles it.…You can almost think of caption like…a little tweet about, what is this table about…or a title or a heading that introduces the table.…
- Adding content to tables
- Defining table headers
- Styling borders
- Alternating table row colors
- Grouping table content
- Defining columns and headers
- Making table data accessible
Skill Level Beginner
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