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Dumb Question About <table>

Hey guys

So I'm working on a site for a sports league and I'm up to the part where I need to implement the Standings.

I just wanted to know if using a table would be a viable method of doing this or if it should be done using CSS.


Stu :)

2 Answers

How about both?

As far as structure is concerned, an html table is a good choice because you have tabular data. Then you would use css to style that table.

If you're familiar with using developer tools you can look at what other sites are doing for standings.

For instance, this page:

does use html tables for it's standings.

Hey Jason,

Thanks for that, just wanted to double check as I never use HTML tables, and the MLB standings is exactly what I'm after too so thanks many thanks for that one.

I will study how they have developed it and go from there.


Stu :)

James Barnett
James Barnett
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+1 for "an html table is a good choice because you have tabular data"

Stu, you're welcome.

James, thanks!

Thanks! This looks like a good link.