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Re: correct or incorrect use of colgroup


From: Angela French
Date: Sep 21, 2015 2:02PM

I forgot to mention that this page throws this accessibility error: Data table with more than one row/column of headers does not use id and headers attributes to identify cells.. Our CMS users though have no way to add in ID attributes.

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Subject: [WebAIM] correct or incorrect use of colgroup

I would appreciate if someone could take a look and tell me if the table found here<http://dev.sbctc.edu/colleges-staff/policies-rules/wac-rules.aspx>; is accessible. In particular, I am trying to determine if the use of colgroup is appropriate for the Current Activity header which has the three other table headers in the columns underneath it. I'm trying to figure out how to make our CMS support making accessible tables for any tables that more complex than simple ones.

Thank you

Angela French
Internet Specialist
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges