Data Table Accessibility

Jon Gunderson

Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services

College of Applied Health Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

E-mail: jongund@illinois.edu


  1. Tables Overview
  2. HTML Table Markup
  3. Layout Table Design issues
  4. Inaccessible Layout Table
  5. Data Table Design issues
  6. Accessible Name
  7. Accessible Description
  8. Identify Header Cells for a Data Cell
  9. Data Table: Caption and Summary
  10. Data Table: aria-labeledby and aria-describedby
  11. Complex Data Table: aria-label
  12. Coding Practices for Tables