2.4 Accessibility Concerns and Best Practices
Let’s say you’re creating a webpage and you want to display a table with some data. For a sighted user, it’s easy to scan a table, see the relationship between the table headings and the individual cells, and glean the necessary information.
Users with any form of visual impairment, however, might not be able to interpret the table and make the proper connections. They have to rely on assistive technology such as screen readers to read the contents of tables out loud. To make sure table content is read properly, it’s the web designer’s job to use the correct markup. In this final lesson, we’ll look at some examples.