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Accessibility Checkpoint Layout table contains data table markup


If a table is used for layout, do not use structural markup like th, headers and scope for the purpose of visual formatting.


Change th to td elements and remove headers and scope if this is a layout table.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

Change history

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Rule ID: AccHtmlLayoutTableStructuralMarkup