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What's the point of the table element?

A table element is used in the form. The video says that it is acceptable to use the table element if it is not for layout purposes. But: What's the point of using a table element in this form (I often see designers use it)?

2 Answers

Bella Ratmelia
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Bella Ratmelia
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I think by "layout" he means the whole page layout. It's not a really good practice to use tables to define page layout and its elements such as banners, text with images, menus, footers, etc.

Thanks for your reply, it's clearer to me now.