Nesting Tables

A nested table is one that is placed within the cell of another table. Nested tables are used for a variety of purposes. In the earlier days of the Web, nesting tables was usually considered a bad practice because of the problems it caused (sometimes crashing a viewer’s browser, for example). These days, however, browsers are capable of a great deal more. Nested tables are commonly used to create pages that otherwise have to use one incredibly complicated table or not be able to use the intended design at all. Nesting tables allows you to create more complex layouts and keep each of your tables as simple as possible. The more complex a single table is, the harder it is to create and the more likely it will be to break or have other ...

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