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Tables – Section 508 Accessibility Guidelines

Accessibility GSA Section 508
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Information, structure, and relationships conveyed through presentation can be programmatically determined or are available in text.

Content/Design Considerations

  • Use simple tables instead of complex tables whenever possible

Development Considerations

  • If tables are used for layout purposes, add role=”presentation” and do not use structural elements like and table summaries.
  • Table cell association to headers
  • Note: is not supported in HTML5. Use instead.