FAQ: Tables - Why Tables?

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Introduction to HTML

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What is the class element and what do the different attributes do?

lets say we have 10 divs, and we want to style 5 of them, we can give these 5 divs classes so we can target them in css

different attributes allow us to customize different elements. What each attribute does, you can check in online documentation (MDN is good)

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Can datafeeds fro tables created with HTML be from a backend database, e.g customer orders rather than inputed manually?

if the table contains input elements, then yes, depending on your back-end language you might need to give the input elements a name with value of array, for example:

<input type="text" name="email[]">

Why if I delete the CSS part in the head the image in the unordered list isn’t shown?

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