In this chapter:
Introducing how tables work
Using borders, padding, and spacing
Creating accessible tables
Enhancing tables with CSS
Designing tables for web page layout
Tables were initially intended as a means of displaying tabular data online, enabling web designers to rapidly mark up things like price lists, statistical comparisons, specification lists, spreadsheets, charts, forms, and so on (the following example shows a simple table, taken from
It wasn't long, however, before web designers realized that you could place any web content within table cells, ...