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Use CSS rather than table markup for page layout

Make sure page layout is handled through CSS and not HTML table markup

While using HTML tables for layout does not automatically guarantee an accessibility failure, experience shows that CSS-driven websites tend to be more accessible because the less HTML markup is used to control layout, the less likely this markup will get in the way of assistive technologies. Organizing content blocks with layout tables may produce a confusing rendering in which related information is positioned together visually on the screen, but separated in the source code. As long as tables are not [...]

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