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HTML HTML Tables Table Basics The Table Header Cell Element

I don't understand the use of <th> outside of the header cells.

I don't quite understand the use of <th> tags outside the header cells in this video. I get labeling the top row with <th> tags, but I don't see the point in labeling the names underneath with the same tag. What's the semantics behind this?

1 Answer

Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 3,517 Points

I thought the same thing, but I believe it has to do with User Accessibility. It tells the systems which name is associated with the other labels within its given row.