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andilcho
09-03-2011, 11:16 AM
Greetings,

I am wondering why are div tags replacing tables slowly but surely ?

Somebody please explain...

coothead
09-03-2011, 11:45 AM
Hi there andilcho,

the answer to your question will be found within these links...

Why tables for layout is stupid: problems defined, solutions offered (http://www.hotdesign.com/seybold/index.html)
Ten ways to speed up the download time of your web pages (http://www.webcredible.co.uk/user-friendly-resources/web-usability/speed-up-download-time.shtml)
Nested Tables: About the (ab)use of tables as layout tools in webpages. (http://www.dorward.me.uk/www/nested/)
Why Tables Are Bad (For Layout) Compared to Semantic HTML + CSS (http://www.phrogz.net/CSS/WhyTablesAreBadForLayout.html)
Why go table free? (http://www.workingwith.me.uk/tablefree/why/)
Why avoiding tables (for layout) is important (http://davespicks.com/writing/essays/notables.html)

coothead

VIPStephan
09-03-2011, 12:20 PM
Not div tags, semantic code (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_HTML) is replacing (layout) tables.

dotnetmind
09-03-2011, 02:12 PM
semantically incorrect to simulate data tables with divs (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2617895/actual-table-vs-div-table)



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