Complex header associations need
For data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers, use markup to associate data cells and header cells.
id attributes in
th cells and
headers attributes in the associated
td cells, or include
scope attributes in
Note: Section 508 (2000) checkpoints (a) through (k) are equivalent to WCAG 1.0 level A checkpoints. Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.
- 5.38 Jul 2020 Changed rule ID from AccWcag1-5.2.1 to AccHtmlTableComplexHeaders.
- 5.20 Jan 2016 Fixed false negative on tables without TBODY.
- 3.0 Dec 2008 Now triggers WCAG2 issue.
- 2.0 Dec 2007 Now triggers Section 508 issue.
- 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.
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Rule ID: AccHtmlTableComplexHeaders