WCAG 2.0: Tables

Provide table captions or other meta-information as needed. Provide row and column header references for data cells of data tables. Ensure that tables used for layout properly linearize text content.

Rule Level SC Required
Data cells must have headers A 1.3.1 Yes
Table names must be unique A 1.3.1 Yes
Define purpose of table markup A 1.3.1 Yes
Data tables must have description A 1.3.1 Yes
Header cells must be th elements A 1.3.1 Yes
Page must have meaningful sequence A 1.3.2 Yes
Data tables must have name A 1.3.2 Yes
Do not nest layout tables A 1.3.2 no

 

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