What's wrong with tables?

  dobbin 14:11 PM 03 Nov 11

I have just had my annual visit from the Yell salesman and he produced a report on my web site. Most of the criticsms I could understand and we have rectified. One which I do not understand was the comment that the web site contains tables. Whilst I understand the argument against frames, what is wrong with tables?

  barmybuckle 09:42 AM 04 Nov 11

Tables should only really be used to contain data. Like Forum Member said, it can cause issues for non-screen devices.

HTML should only be used to dump out and display data. CSS should then be applied to style it into the format you want.

Read here for more information.


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