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Re: Data table without TH


From: David Engebretson Jr.
Date: Sep 19, 2022 2:48AM

Don't forget to add column and row scopes on those headers!


-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of Patrick H. Lauke
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2022 1:46 AM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Data table without TH

On 19/09/2022 09:40, <EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
> A table lists up allowed formats for upload e.g.:
> Text ASCII text/plain *.TXT
> Dokument PDF application/pdf *.PDF
> .
> The columns don't have any heading (th).
> SC 1.3.1 can't be applied, since there isn't any visual presentation either.
> Which SC applies?

Arguably no hard WCAG failure at all (not every bad or lacking markup leads to an actual SC failure). But as best practice, recommend turning the cells in the first column to row headers.

Patrick H. Lauke

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