Table Free Design

Using tables for layout is bad. They are intended to be used to display tabular data, not to create complex layouts. Of course, the number of times I’ve seen them used the right way recently can be counted on one hand.

All too often, people use tables to create a grid for laying out complex websites. While this may have been acceptable back in the days of Netscape 4, it’s really not now. If you’re clinging to tables for layout, you’re giving yourself a world of pain for no reason.

So why should you get rid of tables? Here are my top reasons to go table free.

Continue reading “Table Free Design” | 30 January 2006

Table Free FAQs

Is it ever okay to have tables in a page and still display the Table Free Campaign logo?

Continue reading “Table Free FAQs” | 29 January 2006

Joining the Table Free Campaign

Since you’ve gone to the trouble of going table free on your website, why not tell the world?

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Seven Reasons to go Table Free

The top seven reasons why you should stop using tables for layout.

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