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HTML5 and Accessible Data Tables

In this chapter, you'll learn all you need to know about creating both simple and more complex accessible data tables using HTML5.

Data tables are commonly used as ways of visually presenting tabular data. This data can be about anything of interest to the author. The table layout allows authors to present information so that web site users can easily associate data in any given cell with various categories or relationships, which are usually defined at the start of every column or row.

This is usually done in a layout that is common to many of us, the individual data cells are related to different columns and rows. The user of the web site can look at the individual data cells and quickly ...

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