- Give users access to tables that are exploitable by their user agents and that can be reproduced in a way that will always be understandable.
- Improve the accessibility of content for people with disabilities.
Systematically use the
table element and the associated elements
tr, td, th, caption, to tag data tables, and not artifices based on accumulations of non-breaking spaces or graphic characters such as pipes (vertical lines "|").
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For each content displayed as a data table (i.e. associating data cells with row or column headers):
- Make sure it is tagged with the
th(row or column header) and
caption(table title) HTML elements, for example using a developer tool.